Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Rose Green - May 21, 2008

Fate of Family

How large do you think your family was? Aunts, uncles, cousins?

I would have to count them up. More than thirty, thirty-five, I don't know.

And how many survived the war?

My sisters and my brother and I survived the war. My parents didn't. My father--my mother went with my grandmother. They went to the gas right away. My mother was forty-eight and a half years old and her sister was about fifty-two or something like that--a little older. My grandmother was eighty-eight years old. They went to the gas chamber, straight. My father remained and uh, he lived through the--that much, you know, that much and uh, he died of typhus.


Yeah, yeah. He was with my brother-in-law uh, and his two sons. They were together and, uh...

Did they survive?

Uh, one son--both sons survived. But one of them--the younger one was beaten so much and didn't have ??? to beat young boys, you know, they had to--so he came home and within a few weeks and died in a hospital in Košice. The older one survived and uh, he still lives in Prague. He's about six-eighty-six years old now. So, very, very sad.

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