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In her testimony in the Visual History Archive, Lisa Slater describes seeing a cattle car filled with Jewish men, women and children during the Holocaust– but unlike most survivors in the archive who remember seeing such a thing, she was never forced inside it.

Slater is one of the few “witnesses” to the Holocaust who gave testimony to USC Shoah Foundation – people who were not persecuted, nor acted as rescuers or aid-providers, but merely observed the events of the Holocaust unfolding around them.

Lisa Slater on Seeing a Cattle Car

Language: English

Lisa Slater, who served as a teletypist in the German army durign World War II, remembers seeing a cattle car train filled with Jewish men, women and children. She had never seen such a thing and did not know where they were going.

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