L., Liliane, 1919-
Liliane L. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2660) [videorecording] / interviewed by Dorit Welt and Henri Borlant, June 9, 1993.
Paris, France : Témoignages pour mémoire, 1993.
Videotape testimony of Liliane L., who was born in Paris, France in 1919. She recalls leftist activities; marriage; German invasion; joining the Resistance; arrest in 1941; solitary confinement in Santé; her mother's visit, arranged by a German guard; transfer to La Roquette in March 1942, then Les Tourelles; organized solidarity among the resistants in several camps; escaping with a friend's assistance in December 1943; arrest and incarceration in Drancy; deportation to Birkenau in January; slave labor and selections; assignment to the Union Kommando, providing better food and conditions; a futile attempt to give her sister extra food; public hanging of women who supplied the Sonderkommando with explosives for the October uprising; being sent to the punishment barrack with friends in Auschwitz for sabotage; the death march in January 1945; transport to Ravensbrück; liberation by Soviet troops from Neustadt in May; being cared for by American and British personnel; repatriation to Lille via Hamburg, Holland, and Belgium; and learning in Paris that her parents had not survived. Mrs. L. describes her state of mind and intergroup relations in the camps; examples of solidarity and cruelty, sharing and stealing; and informing her daughter and grandson about these years.
This testimony is in French.
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Liliane L. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2660). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
L., Liliane, 1919-
Santé (Prison : Paris, France) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n88655017
Holocaust survivors. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85061527
Video tapes. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85143214
Women. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85147274
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85061518
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Jewish. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85148465
Concentration camps -- Psychological aspects. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85029590
Forced labor. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85050453
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85148285
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010002506
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Belgium. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008113865
Friendship. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85051992
Sabotage. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85116210
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85148474
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, French. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008113943
Concentration camps -- Sociological aspects.
France. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n79006404
Paris (France) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n79058874
Drancy (Concentration camp) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n96094627
Auschwitz (Concentration camp) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n96112360
Birkenau (Concentration camp) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no96068007
Ravensbrück (Concentration camp) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no96068008
Lille (France) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n80079461
Hamburg (Germany) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n81086822
Oral histories (document genres) aat http://vocab.getty.edu/aat/300202595
Mutual aid.
Death marches. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh95006384
Concentration camps -- Revolts.
Concentration camps -- Underground movements.
Postwar experiences.
Resistance.
Escapes. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85044783
Survivor-child relations.
Neustadt-Glewe (Concentration camp) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no98107966
Les Tourelles (France : Concentration camp)
Welt, Dorit, interviewer.
Borlant, Henri, interviewer. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2003064932
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