Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Abraham Mondry - June 15, 22, 29 & July 13, 1992

Speaking About Experiences I

When you were in the United States...


When you were here in the United States, did you tell anybody what had happened during the war?

No. I didn't talk to my own family. I have one son. He isn't brought up Jewish.

Why didn't you tell anyone?

I never want to tell them. I don't want them to know these things, you know, what they do to these Jews. In Italy when I was in Southern part, they never heard of anti-Semitism, they never had Jews. There was only one Jewish person only... It was me, in a city of a million people.

What city?

Bari, Bari, Italy. And you know...


In the south.


This is near Taranto, near Gallipoli there. This was the...the main Navy transportation was there, the port, you know. The American Navy used to bring everything there by boat, from Sicily, you know, through Sicily, they have to go in through that...It's right by the end there.

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