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Oral history interview with Rivka Freed

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.40 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0040

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Rivka Freed, born July 1, 1923 in Lódz, Poland, discusses moving to Paris, France in 1938; moving to Lyon, France with family in 1940; joining the resistance movement FTI-MOI (Francs-Tireurs et Partisans de la Main-d' oeuvre Immmigree) in 1942 and working as a liaison officer and smuggling weapons; moving to Grenoble, France in 1943 to create a resistance movement there; providing aid in Marseilles and Nice, France; her mother's arrest and deportation in summer 1942 (she never saw her again); her brother's execution as a Resistant in November 1943; blowing up a military fortification (blockhaus); staying in Marseilles until liberation; returning to Paris to look for her family; her post-war life and experiencing depression; and her awards for partisan actions.

Interviewee
Rivka Freed
Date
1992 November 13  (interview)
Language
French
Extent
3 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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