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Hilda P. Holocaust testimony (HVT-465) interviewed by Sidney Elsner

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-465

Videotape testimony of Hilda P., who lived in the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy prior to World War I, then in Karlsbad, Czechoslovakia (Karolovy Vary). She recalls moving to Prague; working as a tutor; German occupation; marriage in 1940; her husband's internment; deportation to Theresienstadt in February 1943; slave labor in a uniform factory; transfer to a prison in Prague in February 1944, then to Vittel; receiving Red Cross packages; liberation; traveling to Paris, then to Prague; reunion with her husband; living in Munich, then in a displaced persons camp; and emigration to the United States. Ms. P. discusses reluctance to share her experiences and sleep difficulties resulting from her experiences. She shows photographs, documents and a book.

Author/Creator
P., Hilda.
Published
Cleveland, Ohio : National Council of Jewish Women, Holocaust Archive Project, 1984
Interview Date
December 27, 1984.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Hilda P. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-465). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.