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Renée G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-5) interviewed by Dori Laub and Laurel Vlock

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-5

Videotape testimony of Renée G., who was born in Łosice, Poland, in 1932. She describes the German occupation of Łosice, its ghettoization, and the liquidation of the ghetto; her arrest along with her older brother; and their transfer to the "small ghetto", where she worked as a forced laborer. She also describes her escape from the ghetto with the assistance of a non-Jewish friend of her father; and life in hiding, first in the home of the Polish policeman who had arrested her and her brother, and later in the barn of a Polish farm family. Here, she and her family hid in a pit under a manure pile for two years. Other topics include liberation; her post-liberation return to Losice; and a recent return trip to Poland, which greatly affected her.

Author/Creator
G., Renée, 1932-
Published
New Haven, Conn. : Holocaust Survivors Film Project, 1980
Interview Date
March 16, 1980.
Language
English
Copies
3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Renée G. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-5). 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/616209
Record last modified: 2015-01-07 16:08:00
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