Helen M. Holocaust testimony (HVT-184) interviewed by Dori Laub and Sergio Rothstein
- New York, N.Y. : Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies at Yale, 1982
- Interview Date
- November 7, 1982.
- 3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Helen M. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-184). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Helen M., who was born in Košice, Czechoslovakia, in 1922. She recalls the Hungarian occupation of 1938; anti-Semitic legislation; her escape with her sister across the Hungarian border to Slovakia in 1944; the experience of living and working under false papers; her flight to Bratislava to escape deportation; and her eventual arrest. Mrs. M. also describes her journey to Terezín; her vital relationship with her sister; their work regulating the showers in Terezín; their attempted escape; her postwar reunion with her father; and other details of her postwar life including her marriage and her children.