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Rachel A. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3323) interviewed by Anita Tarsi and Jenny Loebel

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-3323

A continuation of the videotape testimony of Rachel A., who recalls meeting her father in Zemun; traveling to Belgrade in June 1941; staying with Rafael A.'s parents (her future husband); traveling to Niš, then Pirot; living with her grandparents; Rafael A.'s parents joining them; living a year under Bulgarian occupation; Rafael's arrival; his draft for forced labor; visiting relatives in Sofia; attempting as a group to join partisans in Yugoslavia in September 1942; arrest and interrogation; her father bringing her food; a trial three months later; her release; escaping with her sister and father during a police search in March 1943; hiding with a farmer; a friend from Sofia retrieving her sister; contact with partisans; hiding in a partisan safe house; traveling to Sofia; living with relatives; reunion with Rafael, who had escaped; her mother's arrival after escaping; traveling to Skopje; being smuggled to Albania; arrest by Albanian police; release of the women six weeks later (the men one month thereafter); living as Muslims in Kavajë; and escaping to Bari via Durrës.

Author/Creator
A., Rachel, 1926-
Published
Tel Aviv, Israel : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 1992
Interview Date
January 30, 1992.
Language
Hebrew
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. master; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Rachel A. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3323). 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/4297420
Record last modified: 2015-06-01 09:52:00
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