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Anna K. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3733) interviewed by Vera Bischizky

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-3733

Videotape testimony of Anna K., who was born in Bar, Ukraine in 1926. She recounts moving to Mohyliv-Podilʹsʹkyĭ, then Tomashpolʹ; attending school to eighth grade; cordial relations with non-Jews; German invasion in July 1941; evacuating to Stalingrad (Volgograd) with her parents and brother, then to Goncharovka; working on a collective farm; evacuation to Astrakhanʹ, Chimkent (On︠g︡tu̇stīk), Kazakhstan, then Karamurt; working on a collective farm; studying in Chimkent and working summers on the collective farm with her family; traveling to Makiïvka in 1944; working as a tax inspector; postwar return to Tomashpolʹ; learning all their relatives had been killed in Bar; moving to Chernivt︠s︡i in 1946; working in Zastavna; marriage in 1959; her daughter's birth in 1960; and emigration to Germany in 1994. Ms. K. discusses prewar family celebrations of Jewish holidays, and hardships and hunger during the war.

Author/Creator
K., Anna, 1926-
Published
Potsdam, Germany : Moses Mendelssohn Zentrum für europäisch-jüdische Studien, Universität Potsdam
Interview Date
December 9, 1996.
Language
Russian
Copies
2 copies: Betacam SP dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Anna K. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3733). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.