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Alegre T. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2396) interviewed by Diane M. Plotkin and Mark Jacobs

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2396

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.

Author/Creator
T., Alegre, 1922-
Published
Dallas, Tex. : Memorial Center for Holocaust Studies, 1992
Interview Date
January 30, 1992.
Language
English
Copies
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.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/4296805
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:41:00
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