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Oral history interview with Ester Dante

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.231 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0231

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Ester Dante (née Amar), born in Zakinthos, Greece on January 10, 1935, discusses living with her father in Litakia while her mother and sister lived in the ghetto; the Jewish community; bombardments by the Italians and life under Italian fascists; men being taken to work camps; life under German occupation; escaping the village with her brothers; contact with the partisans who warned her not to assemble for fear of deportation; hiding out and being saved by a Greek neighbor; being taken to Athens, Greece to prepare to go to Israel; internment on the island of Cyprus; and adjustment to life in Israel.

Interviewee
Ester Dante
Date
1995 April 23  (interview)
Language
Hebrew
Extent
3 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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