Paula Lebovics

Paula Lebovics

A collection of clips featuring Holocaust survivor Paula Lebovics speaking about her experiences before, during, and after World War II, including the conditions she had to undergo as a child at Auschwitz.

Paula Lebovics on Auschwitz Conditions

Language: English

Paula Lebovics remembers arriving to Auschwitz-Birkenau. Upon arrival she was asked to sing for everyone in her block. She was nervous, but felt obliged to do so. Luckily for Paula, everyone loved her voice and afterwards she was given special privileges. She remembers getting extra rations of food that she would take back to her mother.

  • Paula Lebovics on Auschwitz Conditions

    Language: English

    Paula Lebovics remembers arriving to Auschwitz-Birkenau. Upon arrival she was asked to sing for everyone in her block. She was nervous, but felt obliged to do so. Luckily for Paula, everyone loved her voice and afterwards she was given special privileges. She remembers getting extra rations of food that she would take back to her mother.

  • Paula Lebovics on immigrating to United States

    Language: English

    Paula Lebovics describes her family's desperate search for visas to emigrate from Germany after the war. She remembers being surprised at how easily she acquired an American visa and was able to begin a new life in Detroit, Michigan.

  • Paula Lebovics remembers a caring action from Soviet Liberator

    Language: English

    Paula Lebovics speaks on the liberation of Auschwitz as a child and remembers feeling cared for, the first time in her life.

  • Day 68 of 70 Days of Testimony: Paula Lebovics on brutal treatment of children

    Language: English

    Paula Lebovics remembers a selection by Josef Mengele before the liberation of Auschwitz in January 1945. Paula recalls a quick decision, which ended up saving her life. This is the 68th testimony clip in the series 70 Days of Testimony: Leading up to the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz.