Rose F. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3063) interviewed by Ernest Forrai,
Videotape testimony of Rose F., who was born in Szentgotthárd, Hungary in 1924. She recalls attending high school in Körmend; moving to Budapest in 1943; German occupation in March 1944; returning to Szentgotthárd; transfer with her parents to the Szombathely ghetto; deportation to Auschwitz/Birkenau; separation from her parents upon arrival (she never saw them again); transfer to a camp in upper Silesia and to Peterswaldau; sharing food with a friend; slave labor at a munitions factory; liberation by Soviet troops; and receiving assistance from the factory owner. Mrs. F. describes traveling to Bratislava, then Budapest; reunion with her aunts; returning to Szombathely; reunion with her brother; recovering in Szentgotthárd; working in Budapest; fleeing to Austria in November 1956; and emigrating to Canada via England. She discusses sharing her experiences with her daughter.
- Vancouver, B.C. : Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society, 1984
- Interview Date
- May 9, 1984.
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Rose F. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3063). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.