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

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2711

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    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.
    C., Anna, 1921-
    New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1993
    Interview Date
    December 6, 1993.
    Aleksandrów Lódzki (Poland)
    Antwerp (Belgium)
    Dunkerque (France)
    Paris (France)
    Marseille (France)
    Bandol (France)
    Cite As
    Anna C. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2711). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Blinderman, Joni-Sue, interviewer.

    Physical Details

    2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (1 hr., 56 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Antisemitism Prewar.

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