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Rose F. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3063) interviewed by Ernest Forrai

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-3063

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.

Author/Creator
F., Rose, 1924-
Published
Vancouver, B.C. : Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society, 1984
Interview Date
May 9, 1984.
Language
English
Copies
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.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/4290291
Record last modified: 2016-04-25 11:27:00
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