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Jack T. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1395) interviewed by Edmond A. Kulp and Samuel Kranz,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1395

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    Summary
    Videotape testimony of Jack T., who was born in a small town near Vilna, Poland in 1918. Mr. T. describes his observant parents; living in Vilna from 1921 on; graduation from Vilna's Hebrew Academy; German invasion in June 1941; round-ups by Lithuanian police for mass killings of Jews at Ponary; ghettoization; removing his star to smuggle food into the ghetto; obtaining a job in the H.K.P. camp which gave him some protection; and escape, with his future wife and her family, to a bunker. He recalls liberation by Soviet troops; emigration to the United States with his wife and child with assistance from HIAS; establishing his business; and serving on a committee which compiled a book about Vilna. Mr. T. reads extensively from this book and discusses the partisans, the importance of his faith, and many members of his family and his wife's family who perished.
    Author/Creator
    T., Jack, 1918-
    Published
    Ventnor, N.J. : Federation of Jewish Agencies of Atlantic County/Stockton State College, Holocaust Oral History Project, 1990
    Interview Date
    June 28, 1990.
    Locale
    Lithuania
    Vilnius
    Poland
    Vilnius (Lithuania)
    Cite As
    Jack T. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1395). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Kulp, Edmond A., interviewer.
    Kranz, Samuel, interviewer.
    Notes
    Associated material: Molly K. Holocaust testimony [sister-in-law] (HVT-1393), Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Copies
    2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (2 hr., 1 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Hiding.
    Mutual aid.
    Aid by non-Jews.
    Postwar experiences.
    Mass killings.

    Administrative Notes

    Link to Yale University Library Catalog:
    http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/1029481
    Record last modified:
    2018-03-06 14:10:00
    This page:
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