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Tom S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3074) interviewed by Robert Krell

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-3074

Videotape testimony of Tom S., who was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1935. He recounts his parents' conversion to Christianity; his brother's birth on March 2, 1944; German occupation on March 19; anti-Jewish laws; visiting his father, who was a doctor, in the assembly place for Jews; his father's deportation; living with his mother, brother, and grandmother in the ghetto from October 1944 until liberation by Soviet troops in February 1945; learning of his father's death in Mauthausen; psychological and physical effects of his war experiences; joining his uncle in Switzerland in June 1947 (his uncle adopted him); and emigrating to Canada in 1951. He relates some experiences which his mother conveyed to him.

Author/Creator
S., Tom, 1935-
Published
Vancouver, B.C. : Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society, 1984
Interview Date
December 12, 1984.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Tom S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3074). 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/4290313
Record last modified: 2010-07-29 19:29:00
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