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

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-4145

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)
2 copies: Betacam SP dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Dina O. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-4145). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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