Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Rose Green - May 21, 2008

Life After Liberation II

Want to take a journey to--back home.

I, I, I wish, I wish to go to my home...

In Michalovce.

...in Michalovce. I, I spoke German very well, but I somehow I never spoke German--never speak German, so ??? I don't have any papers, nor ???


No ???. I don't have anything to travel with. ??? because I was a Jewe...Jewess, I was deported, you know. And uh, ??? we request, we request you should, should uh, ??? they should, they should try to help me on my way home.


Yeah. It, it's just a letter and this is the, uh, this is his--this is a Russian officer's uh, signature. ??? Russians. So this is what I, what I saved. And it was written May the 30th, May. My sister, my sister came to pick me up there. My sister found out where I am and she traveled from east Slovakia to Germany on the trains and on buses and on foot, she was traveling to--my sister-in-law was with me and she knew where I am. So she came and...

What was your sister's name?

Ella ???. She died four years ago. She lived here in Detroit. She came, she was here. She was six years younger than me, and, uh...

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