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Dina O. Holocaust testimony (HVT-4145) interviewed by Abraham Huberman,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-4145

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    Videotape testimony of Dina O., who was born in Białystok, Poland in 1932. She recounts attending a Jewish school; emigration of many relatives to Argentina; German invasion; her father fleeing to Vilnius; Soviet occupation; her mother organizing three unsuccessful attempts to smuggle them to Vilnius; a month in a Soviet jail with her mother and sister during one attempt; reaching Vilnius in June 1940; reunion with her father; obtaining visas for Argentina; acquiring transit visas from the Japanese consul; a month in Moscow; traveling to Vladivostok in March 1941; a month stay in Kōbe, Japan; the seventy-two day sea journey to Buenos Aires; reunion with relatives; and completing architectural training in 1957. Her sister joins her briefly but notes few memories since she was only five. Ms. O. shows documents and photographs.
    O., Dina, 1932-
    Buenos Aires, Argentina : Fundacion "Memoria del Holocausto", 2000
    Interview Date
    August 16, 2000.
    Białystok (Poland)
    Vilnius (Lithuania)
    Moscow (Russia)
    Vladivostok (Russia)
    Kōbe-shi (Japan)
    Cite As
    Dina O. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-4145). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Huberman, Abraham, interviewer.
    This testimony is in Spanish.

    Physical Details

    2 copies: Betacam SP dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (1 hr., 9 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Child survivors.
    Soviet occupation.
    Postwar experiences.

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