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Ana M. Holocaust testimony (HVT-4146) interviewed by Abraham Huberman

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-4146

Videotape testimony of Ana M., who was born in 1928 in Przemyśl, Poland. She recounts the family move to Antwerp when she was six months old; a happy childhood; moving to Brussels; German invasion; fleeing to Pas-de-Calais, France; returning to Brussels; her brother's conscription for forced labor (she never saw him again); her parents obtaining false papers; her mother dying her hair blond; shopping at the black market; being shot when fleeing from a German checking papers; her father's arrest; visiting him in Malines (she never saw him again); liberation by Allied troops; emigration with her mother in 1948, via Rio de Janeiro and Paraguay, to join an uncle in Buenos Aires; marriage in 1950; the births of two sons; and divorce. Ms. M. discusses economic difficulties; receiving German reparation payments; and loneliness. She shows photographs.

Author/Creator
M., Ana, 1928-
Published
Buenos Aires, Argentina : Fundacion "Memoria del Holocausto", 2001
Interview Date
August 6, 2001.
Language
Spanish
Copies
2 copies: Betacam SP dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Ana M. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-4146). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/4847643
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 16:25:00
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