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Joyce H. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2911) interviewed by Alizah Brozgold and Gabriel Gorenstein

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2911

Videotape testimony of Joyce H., who was born in Vysná Rybnica, Czechoslovakia in 1930. She recalls cordial relations with non-Jews; Hungarian occupation; attending boarding school; German occupation in 1944; her parents' ghettoization in Uz︠h︡orod; being hidden by a non-Jew; joining her parents; their deportation to Auschwitz; separation from her parents upon arrival (she never saw them again); transfer to Hamburg; slave labor removing rubble after Allied bombings; receiving food from a Dutch foreman and political prisoners; transfer to Bergen-Belsen in February 1945; receiving no food or water; prisoners dying all around; liberation by British troops; hospitalization; transfer by the Swedish Red Cross to recuperate in Sweden; attending school; visiting her uncle in Prague; emigrating to Canada in 1949; and moving to the United States where she met her husband.

H., Joyce, 1930-
New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1993
Interview Date
November 8, 1993.
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
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Joyce H. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2911). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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