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Laura S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3008) interviewed by Jaša Almuli

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-3008

Videotape testimony of Laura S., who was raised in Thessalonikē, Greece in an affluent family. She recounts her marriage in 1938; her son's birth in 1939; her husband's military service in Albania in 1940; his return; German invasion; anti-Jewish restrictions; ghettoization; a deportation in 1943; realizing that they would be deported next; smuggling themselves out of the ghetto; obtaining false papers; illegally traveling to Athens; posing as non-Jews; German occupation; escaping to Aleppo, then Palestine; receiving assistance from the Joint and WIZO; their return after the war; her husband's death fourteen years later; and moving to Athens with her son and his family.

Author/Creator
S., Laura, 1916-
Published
Athens, Greece : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 1994
Interview Date
December 9, 1994.
Language
French
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. master; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Laura S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3008). 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/4290062
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:38:00
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