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Jennie A. Holocaust testimony (HVT-498) interviewed by Judy Levendula

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-498

Videotape testimony of Jennie A., who was born in Czechoslovakia in approximately 1915. She recounts her mother's death when she was three; living with an aunt; working for a dressmaker; Hungarian occupation; forced agricultural labor; deportation with her aunt to the Uz︠h︡horod ghetto in 1944; their deportation to Auschwitz; sharing extra food with her aunt and a child from her town; separation from her aunt; transfer to Żmigród; slave labor digging trenches; receiving extra food from a German solider; a death march to Gross-Rosen; transfer to Bergen-Belsen; taking bread from a dying prisoner; liberation; hospitalization; Red Cross transfer to Sigtuna, Sweden, then Göteborg; convalescing; hearing from her brother and sister; and emigrating to the United States. Ms. A. discusses health problems and nightmares resulting from her experiences.

A., Jennie, 1915?-
Cleveland, Ohio : National Council of Jewish Women, Holocaust Archive Project, 1984
Interview Date
August 21, 1984.
4 copies: 3/4 in. master; Betacam SP restoration master; Betacam SP restoration submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Jennie A. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-498). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.