Susan B. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3081) interviewed by Meredith Coval
- Vancouver, B.C. : Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society, 1987
- Interview Date
- March 18, 1987.
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Susan B. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3081). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Susan B., who was born in 1920, the youngest of four children. She recalls childhood in an affluent, traditional family in Warsaw; attending private school; her parents' disbelief that the events in Germany would affect them; German invasion in September 1939; her brother and fiancé fleeing to L'viv in the Soviet zone; illegally traveling to L'viv with her sister in December 1939; marriage in 1940; fleeing to Vilna with her husband; obtaining a Japanese transit visa from the Japanese consul, Chiune Sugihara; traveling to Moscow, then Japan, in January 1941; obtaining a Canadian visa; and emigrating to Vancouver. Mrs. B. discusses sharing her experiences with her children and continuing contacts with the Sugihara family.