Abraham S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-4336) interviewed by Dana L. Kline and Susan Millen
- New Haven, Conn. : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 2005
- Interview Date
- June 22, 2005.
- 3 copies: DVCam master; Betacam SP dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Abraham S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-4336). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Abraham S., who was born in Strîmtura, Romania in 1923, the seventh of ten children in a Hasidic family. He recounts attending cheder and yeshiva; Hungarian occupation in 1940; anti-Jewish restrictions; continuing at yeshiva; deportation to Dragomirești in spring 1944; ghettoization; deportation to Auschwitz; separation from his family; transfer with a cousin to Buchenwald, then Dora; slave labor in tunnels; transfer to Bergen-Belsen; liberation by British troops; hospitalization in Sweden; learning two sisters and a brother had survived; emigration to the United States in 1948; and his siblings' emigration to the U.S. Mr. S. discusses entering the family home when visiting Strîmtura twenty-three years ago.