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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.
Leslie Vertes recalls how he was deported to a Soviet labor camp after the war.Listen
Liselotte Ivry describes her experiences in sub-camps of the Neuengamme concertation camp.Listen
Dana Bell describes the difficulties of starting a new life in Montreal.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
Myriam Moatti describes her life in Tunisia during the German occupation of 1942-43.Listen
Helen Schwartz describes her arrival in the Majdanek concentration camp.Listen
Roger Abitbol describes how life changed when the Germans occupied Tunisia.Listen
Saul Reichert recalls how the high holidays were secretly celebrated
in Birkenau in 1944.
Vera Schiff describes her family’s life after Germany occupied Czechoslovakia.Listen
Nachamia Wurman recounts his escape from the Ostrowiec labor camp.Listen