Dina G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3527) interviewed by Erin Soriano
- Vancouver, B.C. : Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society, 1995
- Interview Date
- October 24, 1995.
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Dina G. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3527). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Dina G., who was born in Odesa, Ukraine in 1919. She recalls constant poverty and hardships due to "five year plans"; the focus on education; all religions being forbidden; completing four of five years of medical school when Germany invaded in June 1941; fleeing east; strafing by German planes; living in Rastov for two months; traveling with her parents to the Chinese border; receiving a temporary diploma so she could practice medicine; military mobilization; training in Moscow; participating in the battle of Stalingrad; working as a front line surgeon; meeting her future husband in Berlin; realizing, after the war, that almost all the Jews were gone; her daughter's birth; her husband's death from war wounds; living with her parents in Odesa; pervasive antisemitism; emigrating to Canada after her daughter's education was completed in 1977; and participating in Jewish organizations and study groups. Dr. G. shows photographs.