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Henny G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2601) interviewed by Joni-Sue Blinderman

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2601

Videotape testimony of Henny G., who was born in Vilna, Poland. In addition to information in a previously recorded testimony (HVT-1774), Ms. G. recounts forced labor in the ghetto; a public hanging (she later learned they were partisans); deportation with her sister to Kaiserwald; slave labor in Duenawerke; the brutality of the Nazi female guards; participating in the camp concerts and plays; transfer to Landsberg, then Dachau; liberation by United States troops from a death march; performing with Leonard Bernstein at displaced persons camps, including Feldafing, in 1946; support from the Joint and UNRRA; emigration with her sister to the United States in 1950; and meeting her husband en route.

Author/Creator
G., Henny.
Published
New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1993
Interview Date
May 5, 1993.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Henny G. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2601). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/4288305
Record last modified: 2015-08-18 13:59:00
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