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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.
Howard Kleinberg recalls his final days in the Julag camp before being transfered to Auschwitz.Listen
Angela Orosz talks about her birth and first weeks in Auschwitz.Listen
George Reinitz explains how he survived Auschwitz.Listen
Liselotte Ivry describes her experiences in sub-camps of the Neuengamme concertation camp.Listen
Eva Majerczyk describes how she met her future husband in the Klettendorf labour camp.Listen
Joseph Kastner describes daily life in Bergen-Belsen, where he was deported at the age of 14.Listen
George Meles describes life in a Hungarian forced labour battalion in 1944.Listen
Helen Schwartz describes her arrival in the Majdanek concentration camp.Listen
Ze’ev Weiszner describes daily life in the Gusen labour camp, a satellite camp of Mauthausen.Listen
Paul Bard describes dismantling one of the last gas chambers in Birkenau.Listen
Joseph Kohn recalls the harsh work and cruelty of the SS guards in the Rehmsdorf labour camp.Listen
Klara Forrai recalls she spent one month completely naked in the Auschwitz.Listen