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Abraham K. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2616) interviewed by Patrick Robichaud and Debra Gill Porter,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2616

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    Videotape testimony of Abraham K., who was born in Goworowo, Poland in 1933. He recalls German invasion; fires and shooting; his father arranging for them (his sister, mother, aunt, uncle, two cousins and three grandparents) to flee to Soviet-occupied Białystok; deportation to Siberia by the Soviets; his mother's death (his grandparents and one cousin also eventually died); placement in an orphanage with his sister; his uncle and father serving in the military; separation from his sister for two years; retrieval by his uncle after the war; being smuggled to Germany; and emigration to the United States. Mr. K. notes his sister is writing a biography.
    K., Abraham, 1933-
    Kansas City, Kansas : Midwest Center for Holocaust Education, 1994
    Interview Date
    July 12, 1994.
    Soviet Union
    Goworowo (Poland)
    Białystok (Poland)
    Siberia (Russia)
    Cite As
    Abraham K. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2616). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Robichaud, Patrick, interviewer.
    Porter, Debra Gill, interviewer.

    Physical Details

    2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (24 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Postwar experiences.
    Child survivors.

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