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Oral history interview with Avraham Tory

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0119.13 | RG Number: RG-50.471.0013

Avraham Tory (né Golub), born in 1910 in the small town of Lazdijai, Lithuania, discusses hiding in Kovno (Kaunas, Lithuania) when the war broke out on June 22, 1941; keeping a diary for three years; life in the Kovno ghetto and life in hiding for four and a half months; leaving Kovno to go to Vilna (Vilnius, Lithuania); escaping in February 1945 and going to Lublin, Poland; his escape route through Bucharest, Romania as well as Czechoslovakia and Hungary; crossing the Austrian border and subsequently going to Italy, where he became active in the illegal immigration movement; arriving in Tel Aviv on October 17, 1947; his early years in Palestine; and the sequence of events that led to the publication of the “Surviving the Holocaust: the Kovno Ghetto diary” (see https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/bib2956).


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Interviewee
Avraham Tory
Interviewer
Sandra Bradley
Date
interview:  1997 July 23
Language
English
Extent
2 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:34:35
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