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Judy F. Holocaust testimony (HVT-211) interviewed by Robert Prince and Susanna Neumann

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-211

Videotape testimony of Judy F., who was born in Czechoslovakia in 1929. She describes her childhood in a small, Hungarian-speaking town; the gathering of the town's Jews in a synagogue in April 1944; and her transport, with family members, to Auschwitz in a cattle car. She recalls conditions at Auschwitz; being taken to Birkenau, where she worked in the Canada kommando, sorting belongings; the camp's evacuation and liberation by Russians; and her emaciated condition upon liberation. She remembers returning to Budapest to search for her father; meeting her present husband and his sister; her year-long stay at an American-supported displaced persons camp in Germany; her move in 1947 to Stuttgart; and her arrival in the United States. She relates her postwar problems; her belief in God; and thoughts on telling her story to her children.

Author/Creator
F., Judy, 1929-
Published
New York, N.Y. : Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies at Yale, 1982
Interview Date
October 31, 1982.
Language
English
Copies
3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Judy F. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-211). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/801235
Record last modified: 2014-12-04 15:21:00
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