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Paul G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2589) interviewed by Joni-Sue Blinderman,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2589

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    Videotape testimony of Paul G., who was born in Khust, Czechoslovakia (presently Ukraine) in 1927. He recalls his father's Zionism; attending a private, Hebrew-speaking elementary school; Hungarian occupation; anti-Jewish restrictions, including confiscation of his father's business; attending a Jewish gymnasium in Debrecen in 1939; German occupation in March 1944; returning home; ghettoization; deportation with his family to Auschwitz in May; separation with his father and brother from his mother (he never saw her again); their transfer to Buna/Monowitz; slave labor for I. G. Farben; assistance from his father; public hangings; his father's death; Allied bombings; marching to Gliwice, then train transport to Buchenwald in January 1945; his brother's transfer (he never saw him again); transfer to Theresienstadt in April 1945; assistance from the prisoners there; liberation by Soviet troops a week later; hospitalization; traveling to Budapest; finding relatives; hospitalization; briefly returning home; traveling to Prague; contacting relatives in the United States; marriage; and emigration to the United States via Antwerp in 1949. He shows photographs.
    G., Paul, 1927-
    New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1993
    Interview Date
    June 30, 1993.
    Khust (Ukraine)
    Debrecen (Hungary)
    Gliwice (Poland)
    Budapest (Hungary)
    Prague (Czech Republic)
    Antwerp (Belgium)
    Cite As
    Paul G. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2589). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Blinderman, Joni-Sue, interviewer.

    Physical Details

    3 copies: 3/4 in. dub; Betacam SP restoration master; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (2 hr., 29 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Child survivors.
    Hungarian occupation.
    Mutual aid.
    Postwar experiences.

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