Tom S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3074) interviewed by Robert Krell
- Vancouver, B.C. : Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society, 1984
- Interview Date
- December 12, 1984.
- 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.
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.