Helen K - A Jewish survivor of Majdanek and Auschwitz (30 mins)

Born in Warsaw, Helen K. survived the Warsaw ghetto. Following the ghetto uprising, she was deported to Majdanek and later to Auschwitz, where she was liberated in January 1945. In the extract, she describes the conditions in the ghetto, the lethal train transport to Majdanek (which killed her brother), daily life in the camps (including roll calls), prisoner friendships and defiance (including the 1944 Special Squad uprising), and her slow recovery after the war.

Source: Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies