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Oral history interview with Helen Handler

Oral History | Accession Number: 1989.228.20 | RG Number: RG-50.060.0020

Helen Handler discusses her childhood experiences in Hungary; life in the ghetto; being deported to Auschwitz; the train journey and arriving at the camp; being sent to Stutthof concentration camp; seeing numerous dead bodies in the camp; being sent on a forced march; being liberated by Russian soldiers; recuperating in a Polish hospital and then a hospital in Budapest, Hungary; going to Prague, Czech Republic and then France; having tuberculosis; going to tuberculosis hospitals in France and Switzerland; her four-year recovery from bone tuberculosis; receiving assistance from various Jewish organizations; immigrating to Canada; getting married; her son; getting divorced from her husband; immigrating to the United States; and giving talks about her experiences during the war.


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Interviewee
Ms. Helen Handler
Date
interview:  1988 December 13
Language
English
Extent
2 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-10 13:00:38
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