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Emery G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1302) interviewed by Frances Proctor Cohen and Lawrence L. Langer

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1302

Videotape testimony of Emery G., who was born in Budapest, Hungary, in 1933. Mr. G., whose parents divorced when he was four, recalls life in wartime Budapest; imposition of anti-Semitic restrictions; moving with his mother to several different apartments in the city; German occupation in 1944; going into hiding; discussions among those in hiding of deportations and concentration camps; and executions of Jews. He tells of Hungary's capitulation in October 1944; working as an underground courier for Raoul Wallenberg; being hidden with his mother in the home of her Christian employer; a narrow escape when they were informed on; liberation by Soviet forces; and emigrating to the United States with his mother in 1946.

Author/Creator
G., Emery, 1933-
Published
New Haven, Conn. : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 1990
Interview Date
February 14, 1990.
Language
English
Copies
3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Emery G. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1302). 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/982282
Record last modified: 2014-12-04 15:21:00
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