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Friday, February 27, 2015
Ruth Bachner recalls how her family was saved by Father Bruno Reynders who organized different locations for her family members to hide. Ruth recalls how she and her brother lived in a convent while her parents stayed in a separate location in Belgium.
Friday, May 29, 2015
Faigie Libman describes the roll call procedures in the Kovno (Kaunas) ghetto located in Lithuania. She remember being terrified every time she would see the cruel Gestapo sergeant.
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Eva discusses a ghetto pass policy enforced in the Hongkew ghetto in Shanghai, China, during the war. Eva explains that she had to pass the ghetto checkpoint on a daily basis, as the school she attended was located outside of her living district. She talks about the impact from her encounters with Kanoh Ghoya, a Japanese official who was in charge of issuing the ghetto passes.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Venuste describes losing his daughter right before his eyes. Born: 1953 City of Birth: Kabagali (Gitarama, Rwanda) In hiding: Kicukiro (Kigali, Rwanda) Liberated by: Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) Liberation location: Nyanza (Kicukiro, Kigali, Rwanda)
Thursday, June 20, 2013
In Soviet-occupied Dubienka, Poland, located by the Bug River and on the border with Ukraine, Sam Szor remembers the military fortification by German armed forces in anticipation of the upcoming invasion of the Soviet Union. He describes the invasion, which took place in the dawn of the morning hours of June 22, 1941. It was his birthday. He recalls the retreat of the Soviet armed forces and the resulting fear felt by the Jewish population with the German occupation of Dubienka.
Monday, March 17, 2014
Emmanuel talks about the last time he saw his pregnant cousin alive.Born: January 10, 1975City of Birth: Rutonde (Rwamagana, Rwanda)In hiding: Kicukiro (Kigali, Rwanda)Liberated by: Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF)Liberation location: Nyamirambo (Kigali, Rwanda)
Friday, December 5, 2014
Herman Gottesman describes the forced labor, living conditions and lack of food in Auschwitz-III. Auschwitz III-Monowitz, also called Buna, was located near the Polish town of Monowice and was the last of three Auschwitz camps established in the vicinity of Oswiecim. This is the 21st testimony clip in the series 70 Days of Testimony: Leading up to the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Barbara Gerson Born May 30, 1924Warsaw, Poland Date of Interview December 4, 1997 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview 2:29:15 Ghetto(s) Czestochowa (Poland: Ghetto) Camp(s) Tschenstochau (Poland: Concentration Camp) (generic) Other experiences War crimes trial participant
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Paula LebovicsBornSeptember 25, 1933Ostrowiec (Kielce), PolandDate of InterviewMarch 16, 1995Location of InterviewCalifornia, U.S.A.Length of Interview3:12:50Ghetto(s)Ostrowiec (Kielce, Poland: Ghetto)Camp(s)Auschwitz II-Birkenau (Poland: Death Camp)
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Frances Flumenbaum Born June 10, 1923Slawków, Poland Date of Interview February 4, 1996 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview 1:24:51 Ghetto(s) Sosnowiec (Poland: Ghetto) Camp(s) Ludwigsdorf (Germany: Concentration Camp)Ottmuth (Germany: Concentration Camp) Other Experiences
Thursday, January 2, 2014
November 7, 2013: How does location impact the way teaching the Holocaust is approached? USC Shoah Foundation brought together Professors Yehuda Bauer and Xu Xin for the first time in a discussion of the differences of teaching Jewish Studies and the Holocaust in Israel and China. Each will explore the challenges they face in dealing with the Holocaust and comparative genocide in their cultural, linguistic, and historical context.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Phansy details how she was affected by losing both her parents and children during the genocide. Born: December 10, 1950City of Birth: Phnom Penh (Cambodia)Country of birth: CambodiaCooperatives: Kandal province (Cambodia); Pursat province (Cambodia)Liberated by: Vietnamese armed forcesLiberation location: Pursat province (Cambodia)  
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Cambodian Genocide Survivor Phansy details how she was affected by losing both her parents and children during the genocide. Born: December 10, 1950City of Birth: Phnom Penh (Cambodia)Country of birth: CambodiaCooperatives: Kandal province (Cambodia); Pursat province (Cambodia)Liberated by: Vietnamese armed forcesLiberation location: Pursat province (Cambodia)  
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Survivor of Genocide in Rwanda Emmanuel talks about the last time he saw his pregnant cousin alive. Born: January 10, 1975City of Birth: Rutonde (Rwamagana, Rwanda)In hiding: Kicukiro (Kigali, Rwanda)Liberated by: Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF)Liberation location: Nyamirambo (Kigali, Rwanda)
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Survivor of Genocide in Rwanda Venuste describes losing his daughter right before his eyes. Born: 1953 City of Birth: Kabagali (Gitarama, Rwanda) In hiding: Kicukiro (Kigali, Rwanda) Liberated by: Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) Liberation location: Nyanza (Kicukiro, Kigali, Rwanda)  
Thursday, January 23, 2014
This downloadable video contains clips from testimonies of Jewish survivors of the Holocaust from the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive who were born and grew up in the Polish city of Oświęcim, now infamous as the location of Auschwitz camp system created there by the occupying Nazi German administration.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Auschwitz (Poland: Concentration Camp)(generic)Ravensbrück (Germany, Concentration Camp)Auschwitz II-Birkenau (Poland: Death Camp)Drancy (France: Concentration Camp)Neustadt-Glewe (Germany: Concentration Camp)
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Ralph Fischer Born November 28, 1922Lódz, Poland Date of Interview February 5, 1996 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview 1:14:43 Ghetto(s) Lódz (Poland: Ghetto) Camp(s) Mauthausen (Austria: Concentration Camp)Auschwitz II-Birkenau (Poland: Death Camp)Ebensee (Austria: Concentration Camp)
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Jack Lewin Born April 13, 1927Lódz, Poland Date of Interview January 27, 1995 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview 2:56:35 Ghetto(s) Lódz (Poland: Ghetto) Camp(s) Auschwitz (Poland: Concentration Camp) (generic)Auschwitz II-Birkenau (Poland: Death Camp)Trzebinia (Poland: Concentration Camp)
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Henry Wellner Born February 16, 1920Sosnowiec (Kielce), Poland Date of Interview November 29, 1995 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview 2:16:41 Camp(s) Gross Rosen (Germany: Concentration Camp)Gross Sarne (Germany: Concentration Camp)Klettendorf (Germany: Concentration Camp)Sakrau (Germany: Concentration Camp)
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Sam Steinberg Born September 1, 1928Tomaszów Mazowiecki, Poland Date of Interview March, 27, 1995 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview 1:18:49 Ghetto(s) Tomaszów Mazowiecki (Poland: Ghetto) Camp(s) Auschwitz (Poland: Concentration Camp) (generic)Flossenbürg (Germany: Concentration Camp)
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Engelina Billauer Born July 29, 1927Berlin, Germany Date of Interview March 1, 1995 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview 1:30:22 Camp(s) Bergen-Belsen (Germany: Concentration Camp)Stutthof (Danzig (FC): Concentration Camp)Goldfields (Estonia: Concentration Camp)Ereda (Estonia: Concentration Camp)
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Fela Gipsman Born September 5, 1926Bedzin, Poland Date of Interview October 17, 1994 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview :53:41 Camp(s) Sosnowitz (Poland: Concentration Camp) (generic)Blechhammer (Germany: Concentration Camp)Schatzlar (Czechoslovakia: Concentration Camp) Liberated by
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Gerda KleinBornMay 8, 1924Bielsko, PolandDate of InterviewDecember 7, 1995Location of InterviewArizona, U.S.A.Length of Interview3:09:23Ghetto(s)Bielsko Biala (Poland: Ghetto)Camp(s)Helmsbrechts (German: Concentration Camp)Bolkenhain (Germany: Concentration Camp)Grünberg in Schlesien (Germany: Concentration Camp)
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Renée Firestone is a survivor of the Holocaust and was among our first interviewees. She became a successful fashion designer, as well as a frequent speaker about her experiences during the war in schools, museums and other educational settings.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Sally RoismanBornOctober 2, 1930Sosnowiec (Kielce), PolandDate of InterviewOctober 23, 1996Location of InterviewCalifornia, U.S.A.Length of Interview1:54:05Ghetto(s)Sosnowiec (Poland: Ghetto)Camp(s)Bergen-Belsen (Germany: Concentration Camp)
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Michael Zelon Born April 16, 1922Plock, Poland Date of Interview November 27, 1998 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview 2:13:54 Ghetto(s) Bodzentyn (Poland: Ghetto)Plock (Poland: Ghetto) Camp(s) Soldau (Poland: Concentration Camp)Tschenstochau (Poland: Concentration Camp) (generic)
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Hilda Eisen Born April 24, 1917Izbica (Lódz, Poland), Russia/Soviet Union Date of Interview June 18, 2001 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview 2:09:07 Ghetto(s) Miedzyrzec (Lublin, Poland: Ghetto) Went into hiding Yes Member of underground, resistance or partisan group Yes
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Regina Lewin Born October 3, 1927Bedzin, Poland Date of Interview January 27, 1995 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview 2:32:06 Ghetto(s) Bedzin (Poland: Ghetto) Camp(s) Dunkelthal (Czechoslovakia: Concentration Camp)Ober Altstadt (Czechoslovakia: Concentration Camp) Liberated by
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Leopold Page Born March 20, 1913Cracow, Poland (Austria-Hungary) Date of Interview November 6, 1994 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview 2:29:38 Ghetto(s) Cracow (Poland: Ghetto) Camp(s) Brünnlitz (Czechoslovakia: Concentration Camp)Gross Rosen (Germany: Concentration Camp)

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