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Mancy K. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3094) interviewed by Tammy Genesove,

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-3094

Videotape testimony of Mancy K., who was born in Satu Mare, Austro-Hungarian Monarchy in 1917, one of five children. She recalls her family's orthodoxy; Hungarian occupation; anti-Jewish measures; German invasion in 1944; ghettoization; deportation with her family to Auschwitz; remaining with her sister; receiving extra food when her sister sewed for the block leader; working in the hospital; transfer to Hochweiler; slave labor; working in the hospital; transfer to Bergen-Belsen; liberation by British troops; transfer to Sweden; kindness from the Swedes; learning two brothers had survived in the Soviet Union (her parents, one sister, and her sister's family were killed); her remaining sister's return to Romania (she presently lives in Israel); emigration to join relatives in Canada; and marriage. Ms. K. discusses the importance to her survival of being with her sister and a recent trip to her hometown. She shows photographs and memorabilia.

K., Mancy, 1917-
Vancouver, B.C. : Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society, 1990
Interview Date
November 15, 1990.
Satu Mare
Satu Mare (Romania : Județ)
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Mancy K. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3094). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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