Krystyna S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-10) interviewed by Dori Laub and Laurel Vlock
- New Haven, Conn. : Holocaust Survivors Film Project, 1980
- Interview Date
- January 7, 1980.
- 3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Krystyna S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-10). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Krystyna S., a non-Jew who was born in Poland in 1928. She discusses the bombing of Warsaw and her separation from her father at the outbreak of the war; life in Warsaw with her mother and younger sister; and the fact that the concentration camps were common knowledge. She tells of her evacuation from her house; her recollections of the Warsaw ghetto uprising; and her deportation to Bergen-Belsen, where she and her mother worked as slave laborers. She recounts her life in Bergen-Belsen; liberation; her postwar return to Bergen-Belsen and other displaced persons camps to look for family members; and the continuing psychological effects of her wartime experiences.