Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Sonia Nothman - January 4, 1983

Finds Brother

This is the brother who was with you?

Yeah, I don't know youngest brother dead. When I found my brother there, I, I don't know. Everybody, everybody, whoever saw us, they couldn't believe it. Five people. We stayed there in that, for maybe three-quarters of a year. And then the Russian came again to Chenstochow. They took us out again to Germany. I don't know how, we didn't have--we wanna, then, we wanna--we didn't care. To go, not to go where everybody went. I was standing in, with maybe, I don't know, 300 women. And they--the German watched us to go off the train. And I saw Germans in front that had crossed. We could run away, they wouldn't do nothing to us. And we would be free the same night. Because we have...They were shooting other ??? Nobody run away. Our ??? that's all. The man they took to different trains and they told us they going to give us some bread and some beans and everything. And we went to Germany. And I don't think so a quarter was alive after that. A quarter maybe was alive from all those people.

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