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Helen M. Holocaust testimony (HVT-184) interviewed by Dori Laub and Sergio Rothstein,

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-184

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.

M., Helen, 1922-
New York, N.Y. : Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies at Yale, 1982
Interview Date
November 7, 1982.
Košice (Slovakia)
Bratislava (Slovakia)
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.
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