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Anne G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-302) interviewed by Bonnie Dwork and Pam Goodman,

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-302

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.

Author/Creator
G., Anne, 1910-
Published
New York, N.Y. : Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies at Yale, 1984
Interview Date
November 12, 1984.
Locale
Germany
Mannheim (Germany)
Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Cologne (Germany)
London (England)
Ludwigshafen am Rhein (Germany)
Language
English
Copies
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.