Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research

Login

Register

Help

Skip to main content

Oral history interview with Myriam Blitz-Leiser

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.030.0285

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

Myriam Blitz-Leiser, born in Radomysl Wielki, Poland on September 16, 1910, describes growing up in a Jewish family; moving with her father to Antwerp, Belgium, where she married and had a daughter; becoming active in the underground movement in Antwerp by hiding Jews and helping others cross the border to Switzerland; escaping with her daughter to Nice, France but being caught there; hiding her daughter in a children's home in France; her deportation to Gurs, an internment camp in France; returning to Nice and then escaping with her daughter to Aix-les-Bains, France; and returning to Antwerp after the war.

Interviewee
Myriam Blitz-Leiser
Interviewer
Randy M. Goldman
Date
1994 September 29  (interview)
Language
French
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
4 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
Expand all
 
Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:12:27
This page: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn504769