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

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2396

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    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.
    T., Alegre, 1922-
    Dallas, Tex. : Memorial Center for Holocaust Studies, 1992
    Interview Date
    January 30, 1992.
    Drama (Greece)
    Thessalonikē (Greece)
    Brussels (Belgium)
    Athens (Greece)
    Cite As
    Alegre T. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2396). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Plotkin, Diane M., interviewer.
    Related material: Alegre T. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2414), Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.

    Physical Details

    4 copies: 3/4 in. submaster; Betacam SP restoration master; Betacam SP restoration submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (1 hr., 51 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Bulgarian occupation.
    False papers.
    Mutual aid.
    Postwar experiences.
    Postwar effects.
    Survivor-child relations.

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