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Agnes B. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2810) interviewed by Gabrielle Tyrnauer

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2810

Videotape testimony of Agnes B., a Romani, one of nine children. She recalls her brother's deportation from Königsberg (Kaliningrad) in 1938; being sent with her husband and many family members to Hohenbruch; forced labor; a severe beating after attempting to escape; relatives and friends being beaten to death; liberation by Soviet troops; her child's birth; learning her husband had been sterilized after her child was conceived; and moving to Berlin, Schwerin, Celle, and then Munich. Mrs. B. notes she could not endure those conditions again (she would kill herself rather than try to survive) and ends her testimony because her memories are too painful for her to continue. Gertrud B. appears briefly.

Author/Creator
B., Agnès.
Published
Austria : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 1991
Interview Date
July 22, 1991.
Language
German
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Agnes B. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2810). 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/4288833
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