Erika Gold
Zikaron BaSalon

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About Erika Gold

Erika Gold was born in Germany on January 4, 1928. She was five years old when Hitler came to power.

In addition to Kristallnacht, Erika’s experiences included hiding from the Nazis and fleeing Nazi- controlled territory. She was also held in two French internment camps, Gurs and Rivesaltes. Once rescued from the Rivesaltes, and under false identity, Erika participated in resistance activities, mostly as a courier, in the Montauban area of France. She was 17 years old at the end of the war.

Her interview was conducted in 1996 in Leonia, New Jersey, U.S.A.

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