Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research

Login

Register

Help

Skip to main content

Aaron P. Holocaust testimony (HVT-4333) interviewed by Dana L. Kline,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-4333

Search this record's additional resources, such as finding aids, documents, or transcripts.

No results match this search term.
Check spelling and try again.

results are loading

0 results found for “keyward

    Overview

    Summary
    Videotape testimony of Aaron P., who was born in the Hague, Netherlands in 1927 and raised in Amsterdam. He recalls attending public school; a pleasant life surrounded by extended family; German invasion in May 1940; anti-Jewish restrictions, including expulsion from school; round-ups of Jews; he and his sister being hidden by the underground with a family in Wormerveer; obtaining false papers; meetings with their parents who were hidden nearby; his parents' capture and deportation; returning to Amsterdam in August 1944; the underground hiding them two weeks later in a rural town; liberation; returning to Amsterdam; visiting relatives in the Hague; he and his sister emigrating to the United States to join his uncles in 1949; marriage in 1952; and he and his wife visiting people who hid him. Mr. P. notes learning of his parents' deaths from the Red Cross and from prisoners who were with them in concentration camps; continuing gratitude to and contact with his rescuers; and not sharing details of his story with his children. He shows photographs and reads from a book about hiding in the rural town.
    Author/Creator
    P., Aaron, 1927-
    Published
    New Haven, Conn. : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 2005
    Interview Date
    June 15, 2005.
    Locale
    Netherlands
    Hague (Netherlands)
    Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    Wormerveer (Netherlands)
    Cite As
    Aaron P. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-4333). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Kline, Dana L., interviewer.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Copies
    3 copies: DVCam master; Betacam SP dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (1 hr., 55 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Child survivors.
    Aid by non-Jews.
    Hiding.
    False papers.
    Postwar experiences.
    Survivor-child relations.

    Administrative Notes

    Link to Yale University Library Catalog:
    http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/7204133
    Record last modified:
    2018-05-30 11:33:00
    This page:
    https:​/​/collections.ushmm.org​/search​/catalog​/hvt7204133

    Additional Resources

    Librarian View

    Download & Licensing

    • Terms of Use
    • This record is digitized but cannot be downloaded online.

    In-Person Research

    Request Access from Yale University Libraries

    Contact Us