COLLECTIONS OF CANADIAN HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS
The following testimonials are part of a project to digitize and preserve the testimonies of Holocaust survivors across Canada.
The project received financial support from the Government of Canada, the Azrieli Foundation, the Asper Foundation, Power Corporation, the Paula Nussbaum family and Janette and Michael Diamond.
Harry Bromet describes the events of February 1941 in Amsterdam.Listen
Faye Cusmariu recalls how she and her family lived through the Iron Guard rebellion.Listen
Angela Orosz talks about her birth and first weeks in Auschwitz.Listen
Rena Schondorf describes a selection in the Krakow ghetto.Listen
Davy Trop recalls the discrimination he had to face as a child.Listen
Ernest Ehrmann talks about his life in the first years after the war.Listen
Willie Glaser recalls his escape from Germany and his life in Belfast.Listen
Arthur Schwartz talks about his experiences in a forced labor battalion of the Hungarian army.Listen
George Reinitz explains how he survived Auschwitz.Listen
Marguerite Élias Quddus
Marguerite Élias Quddus talks about two of her great traumas during the war.Listen
Mila Mesner recalls how a non-Jewish friend who helped her family during the war.Listen
Thomas Hecht recalls the difficulties of the first years in Montreal.Listen