Dina G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3527) interviewed by Erin Soriano,
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.
- Vancouver, B.C. : Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society, 1995
- Interview Date
- October 24, 1995.
- Odesa (Ukraine)
- 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.