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Ten Years of Yesterday's Witness

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'The series which explores living memory ' is ten years old. This is the eighth and last of a series of programmes from its earlier years. Five Years' Nightmare
The extraordinary story of a teenage girl on the run from the Gestapo in war-time Europe.
One sunny day in May 1940, 16-year-old Gergana Taneva was out walking with some friends 'when suddenly there were screams of German voices and we found that the street from all sides was closed. A big lorry drove in front of us and then another and another one. We were panic-stricken. We started to run...' It was the start of a five years' nightmare.
"Her story can have left few viewers unmoved" (Daily Telegraph)
Producer Stephen Peet
Book, Yesterday's Witness, a selection of first-hand accounts by eye-witnesses of events front the not-so-distant past, £4.25, from bookshops

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Subject: Gergana Taneva
Producer: Stephen Peet

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Ten Years of Yesterday's Witness

BBC Two England, 18 June 1979 19.25






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