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Sidney M. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1591) interviewed by Dvora Mann,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1591

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    Videotape testimony of Sidney M., who was born in Chynadiyovo, Czechoslovakia (presently Ukraine) in 1921. He recalls his father's cattle business; working in Mukacheve; returning home after Hungarian occupation in 1938; anti-Jewish restrictions; draft into a Hungarian slave labor battalion in 1942; forced labor in Bukovina; being moved several times between Poland and the Carpathian Mountains; once seeing his brother in another battalion; escaping in fall 1944; liberation by Soviet troops; returning home; learning his parents had been deported around Passover (they did not return); finding a cousin in Mukacheve; learning his brother was fighting with Soviet troops; visiting him; reunion with two more brothers, then a third; learning two sisters were in Sweden; traveling to Germany; living in a displaced persons camp near Munich; and emigrating to the United States in 1948 (his sisters had come in 1946). Mr. M. discusses establishing a successful butcher shop and marriage to a survivor, his sister's friend. He shows photographs.
    M., Sidney, 1921-
    New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1990
    Interview Date
    October 15, 1990.
    Chynadiń≠ovo (Ukraine)
    Mukacheve (Ukraine)
    Bukovina (Romania and Ukraine)
    Carpathian Mountains
    Munich (Germany)
    Cite As
    Sidney M. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1591). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Man, D. (Devorah), interviewer.

    Physical Details

    2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (57 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Postwar experiences.
    Hungarian occupation.

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