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Lea P. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3505) interviewed by Jaša Almuli,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-3505

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    Videotape testimony of Lea P., who was born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia in 1923. She recalls attending a Jewish school; active participation in Hashomer Hatzair; speaking Judeo-Spanish at home; cordial relations with non-Jews; joining SKOJ, the communist youth movement; her sister's death in childbirth; German invasion; one brother joining the partisans (he was killed); her other brother's capture as a POW (he survived); German invasion; assistance from non-Jewish neighbors; her father's incarceration in Topovske Šupe; visiting him until his "disappearance"; forced labor; learning she was wanted by the police; hiding with non-Jewish SKOJ members; obtaining false papers from a Macedonian friend; moving several times to avoid capture; interrogation once by the police (her false papers were good); two gendarmes who previously knew her not betraying her; marrying a Serbian in church for protection; learning her mother had been killed; the births of three children after the war; divorce; remarriage; and her fourth child's birth. Ms. P. discusses many relatives, friends, and colleagues - Jews and non-Jews - who perished. She shows photographs.
    P., Lea, 1923-
    Belgrade, Serbia : Jewish Community in Belgrade, 1995
    Interview Date
    August 18, 1995.
    Belgrade (Serbia)
    Cite As
    Lea P. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3505). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Almuli, Jaša, interviewer.
    This testimony is in Serbian.

    Physical Details

    2 copies: 3/4 in. master; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (1 hr., 52 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Postwar experiences.
    False papers.
    Aid by non-Jews.

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