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Oral history interview with Hanka Turner

Oral History | Accession Number: 1991.A.0110.15 | RG Number: RG-50.266.0015

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

Hanka Turner, born in 1928, describes being one of five children; living in Bendzin (Bedzin), Poland; spending a long time in the ghetto; her father being taken away first; being taken with her mother and siblings to Auschwitz; being separated from her mother; remaining with her oldest sister for one year; contracting typhoid; working in commando Steiber; marching for six weeks to Ravensbruck; undergoing an operation and being in the hospital for two weeks; being sent to Bergen-Belsen; liberation; being taken to children's home, first in Bergen, then in Blankensee; going to Israel with Hadana; arriving in Atlit; the group of children separating and one group going to Kiryat Anavim while the others went to Dorot; spending one year in Dorot; going to a city and getting married in 1948; her two daughters; her five grandchildren; living in Tel Aviv; and her contact with friends from the children's home.

Interviewee
Hanka Turner
Interviewer
The Honorable Hadassah Rosensaft
Date
1991 October 28  (interview)
Language
Hebrew
Extent
1 videocassette (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..