Regina W. Holocaust testimony (HVT-916) interviewed by Bobbie Berger and James W. Pennebaker
- Dallas, Tex. : Memorial Center for Holocaust Studies, 1987
- Interview Date
- March 22, 1987.
- 4 copies: 3/4 in. submaster; Betacam SP restoration master; Betacam SP restoration submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Regina W. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-916). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Regina W., who was born in Łódź, Poland in 1903, one of three sisters. She recounts her father's death in 1904; her family's poverty; working for her aunt; marriage to a shoemaker; the deaths of one sister and her mother; German invasion; fleeing to Soviet-occupied Grodno; deportation to Kazakhstan; her husband's forced labor cutting trees, then in a brick factory; his transfer to Arkhangelʹsk; sending him food, then joining him; deportation to Siberia; her husband's work in a coal mine; their repatriation to Łódź in 1945; traveling to Germany; reunion with a nephew; working for the Red Cross; emigration to the United States; and her husband's death. Ms. W. discusses the loss of her entire family, except for one nephew, and her depression and loneliness.