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Olga S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-88) interviewed by Laurel Vlock

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-88

Videotape testimony of Olga S., who was born in Vilna, Poland. She describes her prewar life in Vilna; life under the Russian occupation from 1939 to 1941; and the German occupation, including anti-Jewish legislation, ghettoization, the massacre at Ponary, and deportations. She also relates her wartime experiences of hiding in a convent and on a farm; smuggling herself back into the ghetto when she faced danger on the Aryan side; working in a labor camp with false papers; and hiding in a bunker with her father and other Jews, where she remained until her liberation by the Russians.

S., Olga.
Tel Aviv, Israel : Holocaust Survivors Film Project, 1979
Interview Date
November 5, 1979.
3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Olga S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-88). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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