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Sally C. Holocaust testimony (HVT-843) interviewed by Bernard Weinstein and Carole M. Shaffer-Koros

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-843

Videotape testimony of Sally C., who was born in Radom, Poland in 1928, the youngest of eight children. She recalls German invasion; her mother persuading her to volunteer for forced labor to avoid deportations; learning some siblings were deported; transfer with two sisters to Ostrowiec, then to Auschwitz, a year later, in June 1944; male prisoners whom they knew throwing them food; transfer six months later to Gebhardsdorf; a death march to Georgenthal; escape and recapture; liberation; returning to Poland seeking relatives; traveling to Czechoslovakia upon finding no one, then to Dachau upon learning their brother was there; and her emigration to the United States in 1947. Ms. C. discusses teaching herself English; earning her college degree; visiting her sister in Israel in 1953; speaking in schools about her experiences; and her children's pride in her giving testimony.

Author/Creator
C., Sally, 1928-
Published
Union, N.J. : Kean College Oral Testimonies Project, 1987
Interview Date
February 19, 1987.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. master; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Sally C. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-843). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/4294426
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:40:00
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