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Oral history interview with Esperance Tsiridaki

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1996.A.0562.2 | RG Number: RG-50.443.0002

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    Oral history interview with Esperance Tsiridaki


    Interview Summary
    Esperance Tsiridaki, born in Kerkyra (Corfu), Greece, in 1921, discusses her early family life; the outbreak of war in 1940; the arrival of the Germans; leaving with her family and heading to the villages; going into hiding; separation from her family; her experiences and fears in hiding; her marriage to Pano Tsiridaki; her husband providing food assistance to those in hiding; her husband's illness; going to Alepoú, Greece; the war experiences of her siblings; the fate of her immediate and extended family members; feeling grateful to those who wish to listen to her talk about her Holocaust experiences; and her post-war life and family.
    Esperance Tsiridaki
    Hilde Gattmann
    interview:  1996 November 13
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    Greek Italian
    2 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Corporate Name
    Italy. Esercito

    Administrative Notes

    Jasa Almuli, project director for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Oral History Branch, coordinated the interview with Esperance Tsiridaki on November 13, 1996. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the tapes of the interview in December 1996.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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