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Inge M. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3086) interviewed by Fraidie Martz

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-3086

Videotape testimony of Inge M., who was born in Vienna, Austria in 1933. She recalls moving to Brussels in 1939; German occupation; a humiliating antisemitic incident in school; her father's deportation (she never saw him again); a teacher arranging to hide her and her sister in a convent; Catholic baptism with her sister; transfer to a convent in the country; living briefly with a priest and his housekeeper; reunion with her mother after the war (her mother hid in Brussels); placement in a Jewish children's home in Antwerp due to her mother's financial straits; emigrating to Israel in 1949 with her mother and sister; marriage; and the births of two children. Mrs. M. discusses her childhood belief in Catholicism; her lost childhood and youth; her reluctance to share her experience with her husband and children until recently; and her belief in the need to increase awareness of antisemitism.

Author/Creator
M., Inge, 1933-
Published
Vancouver, B.C. : Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society, 1990
Interview Date
January 10, 1990.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Inge M. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3086). 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/4290498
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:38:00
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