Alexander G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3274) interviewed by B.M. Zabarko and Izabela Davydovna Slucka,
Videotape testimony of Alexander G., who was born in Kharkiv, Ukraine in 1933. He recalls German invasion prior to entering first grade; his father's draft; an unsuccessful attempt to evacuate east with his mother, sister, and grandmother; ghettoization in a tractor factory; mass killings in Drobitsky Yar; escaping with his mother, sister, and grandmother, with assistance from a German guard; hiding with assistance from their non-Jewish neighbors; fleeing to Bilhorod with his mother and sister, with assistance from his cousin; his mother acquiring false papers; arrest with his mother in Borisovka; their transfer to a prison in Gayvoron, then to a labor camp near Borisovka; retreating with Soviet troops after a brief liberation; and returning to Kharkiv in 1944. Mr. G. describes reunion with his father, and his postwar experiences.
- Kharkiv, Ukraine : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 1994
- Interview Date
- August 5, 1994.
- 3 copies: Betacam SP master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Alexander G. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3274). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.