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Sola B. Holocaust testimony (HVT-255) interviewed by Eva Kantor and Michael Moskowitz,

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-255

Videotape testimony of Sola B., who was born in Basel, Switzerland, in 1911 and moved with her family to Berlin, Germany, in 1920. Mrs. B. describes her childhood and family life; her many non-Jewish friends; increasing anti-Semitic behavior and legislation; the deportation of her father, a Polish Jew, in 1938; rescuing her father-in-law from Sachsenhausen; being smuggled, along with her husband, into Antwerp; her life in the United States; and her attempts to educate her children as to the meaning of her experiences. Mrs. B. also discusses her feelings regarding the possibility of a recurrence.

B., Sola, 1911-
New York, N.Y. : Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies at Yale, 1984
Interview Date
March 11, 1984.
Basel (Switzerland)
Berlin (Germany)
Antwerp (Belgium)
3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Sola B. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-255). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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