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Abe and Sari B. Holocaust testimony (HVT-116) interviewed by Laurel Vlock and Dori Laub

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-116

Videotape testimony of Abe B., who was born in Warsaw circa 1925, and his wife Sari B., who was born in Hungary circa 1928. Mr. B. describes the bombardment and burning of his house in 1939, in which his mother was killed; living conditions and slave labor in the Warsaw ghetto; the liquidation of the ghetto; and his deportation to Majdanek. Mrs. B. speaks of the worsening situation in 1944; her family's confinement in the ghetto; her separation from her family on the transport to Auschwitz/Birkenau; her transfer from there to the slave labor camp in Allendorf, where she worked in a bomb factory; and her liberation by the Russians. Both the sole survivors of their respective families, they recount their postwar meeting in Buchenwald.

Author/Creator
B., Abe, ca. 1925-
Published
Bridgeport, Conn. : Holocaust Survivors Film Project, 1979
Interview Date
August 8, 1979.
Language
English
Copies
3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Abe and Sari B. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-116). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.