Ana M. Holocaust testimony (HVT-4146) interviewed by Abraham Huberman
- Buenos Aires, Argentina : Fundacion "Memoria del Holocausto", 2001
- Interview Date
- August 6, 2001.
- 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.
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.