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David S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2792) interviewed by Jaša Almuli,

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2792

Videotape testimony of David S., who was born in Thessalonikē, Greece in 1916, one of five children. He recalls attending a Jewish school; his large extended family; working at his family's grocery business; one sister's emigration to Israel; German occupation; forced labor; marriage; deportation to Auschwitz; separation from his family; transfer to Buna/Monowitz; his sister sending him food (she was a block commander); returning to Thessalonikē after liberation; learning only he and his sister had survived the camps; reopening his family's business; his sister's emigration to join their sister in Israel; remarriage to a woman who had been hidden by non-Jews; and the births of four children.

S., David, 1916-
Thessalonikē, Greece : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 1993
Interview Date
May 31, 1993.
Thessalonikē (Greece)
3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 1/2 in. VHS dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
David S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2792). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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