Adam P. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3097) interviewed by Fraidie Martz
- Vancouver, B.C. : Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society, 1990
- Interview Date
- July 10, 1990.
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Adam P. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3097). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Adam P., who was born in Hungary in 1938. He recounts his parents' conversion to Lutheranism when they married; living in Miskolc; his father's emigration to Chile when he was four months old; not joining him due to the war; his warm and loving extended family; German invasion in 1944; being sent to live with non-Jewish neighbors; visiting his mother in the ghetto once (he never saw her again); denunciation; deportation to Kecskemét; being retrieved by his foster grandfather; denunciation; deportation to Budapest; retrieval again by the grandfather; denunciation; hiding in the attic, then with peasants in a village; returning to Miskolc with his foster father in November 1944; liberation by Soviet troops; his uncle's visit in March 1945; a four-month journey to Chile via Vienna (he stayed in a refugee camp); imprisonment for political reasons; and emigration to Canada in 1975 (his wife and children joined him after three months). Mr. P. discusses dreams of his mother; never having told his entire story before, although his family knows it; a trip to Hungary; visits with his uncle in England; his love for and gratitude to his foster family; and surviving because he was not circumcised.