Sally C. Holocaust testimony (HVT-843) interviewed by Bernard Weinstein and Carole M. Shaffer-Koros,
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.
- Union, N.J. : Kean College Oral Testimonies Project, 1987
- Interview Date
- February 19, 1987.
Radom (Województwo Mazowieckie)
Radom (Województwo Mazowieckie, Poland)
- 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.