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Hilde G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3951) interviewed by Raymond Kaplan,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-3951

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    Videotape testimony of Hilde G., who was born in Boppard, Germany in 1926. She recalls a comfortable childhood; attending a Catholic school until 1936, when the nuns could no longer guarantee her safety; her older sister attending school in Cologne; her parents' decision to send her to England; her mother accompanying her to Spain (her father wept at their departure in Cologne); living with a Jewish family in Nottingham; attending private school; working for her foster parents from age fourteen due to the labor shortage caused by the war; hearing from her parents in 1941 after a two year silence, and learning they had arrived in the United States; joining them in 1944; marriage in 1947; establishing a family; and visits to England and Germany in 1969. Ms. G. show photographs.
    G., Hilde, 1926-
    Mahwah, N.J. : Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, 1997
    Interview Date
    February 7, 1997.
    Nottingham (England)
    Boppard (Germany)
    Cite As
    Hilde G. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3951). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Kaplan, Raymond, interviewer.

    Physical Details

    2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (48 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Child survivors.
    Antisemitism Prewar.
    Postwar experiences.

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