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Oral history interview with Yitzhak Dante

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.232 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0232

Yitzhak Dante (known as Dente Pampiri), born in Corfu, Greece in 1929, discusses the Jewish community that lived in the Hebreica area; the antisemitism he experienced as a child; the Jewish cemetery, life in the ghetto, and the history of Jews in Corfu; the Italian occupation; bombardments by Italians and then by Germans; Black Saturday, an order for all Jews to assemble; being taken by boat to Piraeus, Greece, and then to Athens, Greece; being taken by train to Bulgaria, then Hungary, and arriving in Auschwitz-Birkenau; the layout of the camp; suicides in the camp; sexual assaults by Kapos; being sent to camp Fuerstengrube; being taken by train and marched to camp Dora; being sent by train to Bergen-Belsen; liberation by the British; returning to Corfu, Greece, with help from the Red Cross; and immigration to Israel.

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Yitzhak Dante
interview:  1995 April 16
5 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:28:57
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