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Anne D. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3525) interviewed by Erin Soriano

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-3525

Videotape testimony of Anne D., who was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1935. She recounts attending boarding school when her mother became ill in 1938; her parents' baptisms; not knowing she was Jewish; illegal emigration to Lucerne, Switzerland in 1939, then to Casablanca (they had relatives there); regularly attending church; exposure to antisemitism (she did not learn she was Jewish until she was ten); marriage to an American soldier in 1954; emigration to Seattle; the births of two children; divorce; remarriage; living in France, where her third child was born, then Seattle; and emigration to Canada (her parents lived there). Ms. D. discusses meeting her Hungarian grandmother in 1956; telling her husband and children she was Jewish; and belonging to a child survivor group.

Author/Creator
D., Anne, 1935-
Published
Vancouver, B.C. : Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society, 1996
Interview Date
April 9, 1996.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Anne D. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3525). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.