Alegre T. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2396) interviewed by Diane M. Plotkin and Mark Jacobs
- Dallas, Tex. : Memorial Center for Holocaust Studies, 1992
- Interview Date
- January 30, 1992.
- 4 copies: 3/4 in. submaster; Betacam SP restoration master; Betacam SP restoration submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Alegre T. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2396). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Alegre T., who was born in Drama, Greece in 1922, one of seven children. In addition to information included in a subsequently recorded testimony (HVT-2414), she recounts a happy childhood; attending Jewish school; working at her sister's beauty salon; Bulgarian occupation; slave labor in the Auschwitz shoe kommando; fasting during Yom Kippur; a public execution; Allied bombings; a death march and train transfer to Bergen-Belsen in 1944; liberation by British troops; contacting her cousin via the Red Cross; and traveling with her sister to Brussels, Athens, then Thessalonikē. Ms. T. discusses nightmares resulting from her experiences; sharing her story with her children; and visiting Greece with her daughters in 1972.