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Anna C. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2711) interviewed by Joni-Sue Blinderman

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2711

Videotape testimony of Anna C., who was born in Aleksandrów Łódzki, Poland in 1921. She recalls her family's move to Antwerp; antisemitic incidents in school; German invasion in 1940; fleeing to Dunkerque in a futile attempt to leave with British troops; returning to Antwerp; fleeing to Paris; crossing to the unoccupied zone with her sister; moving to Marseille to obtain documents to emigrate to the United States; living in Bandol; receiving exit documents; convincing the authorities to allow her brother to join them; assistance from HIAS; and emigrating to the United States in summer 1942. Mrs. C. recounts unsuccessful efforts to help friends in Europe; marriage in 1947; emigration to Israel; returning to the United States with her son; divorce and remarriage; living in both the United States and Israel; and settling permanently in Israel.

Author/Creator
C., Anna, 1921-
Published
New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1993
Interview Date
December 6, 1993.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Anna C. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2711). 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/4288701
Record last modified: 2010-07-29 19:12:00
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