Harold G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2278) interviewed by Rivie Zeiler
- Mahwah, N.J. : Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, 1991
- Interview Date
- May 30, 1991.
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Harold G. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2278). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Harold G., who was born in Uz︠h︡horod, Czechoslovakia (presently Ukraine) in 1925. He recalls working in Budapest from age sixteen; belonging to a Zionist organization; lending his identity papers to a fellow member who had escaped from Slovakia; his friend warning him not to listen to any Nazi instructions; returning home for Passover 1944; German invasion of his Hungarian-occupied town; escaping prior to ghettoziation, posing as a non-Jew; buying bread from a non-Jew and sending it to his mother in the ghetto; joining a group escaping to Slovakia; smuggling themselves across the border; assistance from the Jewish community in Michalovce; joining the partisans in Banská Bystrica during the Slovak uprising; transporting children across the Tatra Mountains; joining partisans in Prešov; hiding with a non-Jewish woman; crossing into Hungary; liberation by Soviet troops; returning home; and leaving once the Soviets took over.