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Alegra K. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2782) interviewed by Jaša Almuli

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2782

Videotape testimony of Alegra K., who was born in Thessalonikē, Greece in 1930. She recalls moving to Athens in 1938; benign Italian occupation; attending high school; German occupation in 1943; her brother joining the partisans; obtaining false papers from the police chief, Angelos Evert; moving with her parents to a suburb, with assistance from her brother's non-Jewish friend; returning to Athens after a local family was executed for aiding partisans; hiding in her father's friend's house; financial support from Archbishop Damaskēnos; liberation; finishing school; and marriage in Thessalonikē. Mrs. K. notes the deportation of twenty members of her extended family who did not survive.

Author/Creator
K., Alegra, 1930-
Published
Thessalonikē, Greece : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 1993
Interview Date
June 3, 1993.
Language
English
Copies
3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 1/2 in. VHS dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Alegra K. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2782). 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/4288777
Record last modified: 2014-12-10 14:03:00
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