Cyla S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1269) interviewed by Bernard Weinstein,
Videotape testimony of Cyla S., who was born in Pruz︠h︡any, Poland in 1914. She recounts her father's death when she was twelve; antisemitic harassment; Soviet occupation in 1939; German invasion; ghettoization; forced labor in a kitchen; deportation to Auschwitz/Birkenau; separation from her family, with the exception of one sister; her sister's hospitalization after a beating; sharing bread; hospitalization for malaria; a prisoner saving her from a selection; transfer to Bergen-Belsen; liberation by British troops; convalescing in Holland; living in Feldafing displaced persons camp; marriage; emigration to the United States; and the births of her daughter and grandchildren.
- Union, N.J. : Kean College Oral Testimonies Project, 1987
- Interview Date
- October 21, 1987.
- 4 copies: 3/4 in. dub; Betacam SP restoration master; Betacam SP restoration submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Cyla S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1269). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.