Anne G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-302) interviewed by Bonnie Dwork and Pam Goodman
- New York, N.Y. : Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies at Yale, 1984
- Interview Date
- November 12, 1984.
- 3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Anne G. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-302). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Video testimony of Anne G., who was born in a small town in Germany in 1910, moved to Ludwigshafen am Rhein, and then to Mannheim in 1932. She recalls anti-Semitic incidents; attending a speech by Hitler in Mannheim; her father leaving for France; and her fiance's attempt to leave Germany. She describes Crystal Night, detailing atrocities she witnessed; her conflict due to her love for Germany; being incarcerated in Mannheim prison; and obtaining papers enabling her to emigrate to England. Mrs. G. describes the painful departure from her mother and grandmother; her reunion with her fiance in London; the wonderful treatment she received from the British; her marriage in England; emigration to the United States in 1940; and her unsuccessful attempts to assist her family in Germany. She discusses the death of her mother and grandmother in Gurs; her brother's return to Germany; and the pride which she has in her daughter.