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Lusia G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-4267) interviewed by Joanne Weiner Rudof and Susan Millen,

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-4267

Videotape testimony of Lusia G., who was born in Brody, Poland in 1922. She recounts attending public school; Soviet occupation in 1939; German invasion in 1941; her father instructing her, her brother, sister, and her sister's fiancé to evacuate with the Soviet troops; transport to Kursk; working on a collective farm; her sister's marriage; her brother's and brother-in-law's military draft; moving to Saratov; food and clothing shortages; her brother-in-law's return; his earning extra food; the birth of her sister's daughter (she died two days later); moving to Poltava; her sister's departure to join her husband in Zamość; joining her six weeks later; a brief return to Brody; meeting her future husband; moving to Łódź; marriage; moving to Zeilsheim displaced persons camp; her son's birth; joining her sister in the United States in 1947; and learning her brother was living in Israel. Ms. G. discusses staying as close to home as they could while in the Soviet Union; a recurring nightmare related to the loss of her parents; and recently visiting Poland and Ukraine with her son. She shows photographs.

Author/Creator
G., Lusia, 1926-
Published
New Haven, Conn. : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 2003
Interview Date
December 10, 2003.
Locale
Zamość (Poland)
Brody (Lʹvivsʹka oblastʹ, Ukraine)
Kursk (Russia)
Poltava (Ukraine)
Saratov (Russia)
Łódź (Poland)
Poland
Language
English
Copies
3 copies: DVCam Master; Betacam SP dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Lusia G. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-4267). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
 
View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/6467667
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