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Peppi D. Holocaust testimony (HVT-513) interviewed by Sue Danford

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-513

Videotape testimony of Peppi D., who was born in Apeldoorn, Holland, in approximately 1935. She recounts attending public school; German invasion; anti-Jewish laws resulting in her transfer to a Jewish school; antisemitic harassment; her father hiding with non-Jews during a round-up; his deportation; round-up with her mother and twin sister to a Catholic school; transfer to Arnhem; deportation to Westerbork in October 1942; reunion with her father; hospitalization; remaining in Westerbork due to her aunt's non-Jewish husband paying the Germans; deportation to Bergen-Belsen in February 1944; train evacuation in April 1945; liberation by Soviet troops; living in a German home in Tröbitz; traveling to the American sector; returning home; emigration to the United States in 1956; and marriage to a Catholic in the Netherlands. Ms. D. shows photographs.

Author/Creator
D., Peppi, 1935?-
Published
Cleveland, Ohio : National Council of Jewish Women, Holocaust Archive Project, 1985
Interview Date
January 31, 1985.
Language
English
Copies
4 copies: 3/4 in. master; Betacam SP restoration master; Betacam SP restoration submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Peppi D. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-513). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.