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George R. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1335) interviewed by Ellen Nusgart and David Conn

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1335

Videotape testimony of George R. who was born in Berlin, Germany in 1929. He recalls growing up in Budapest, Hungary ; increasing anti-Jewish restrictions; German occupation in March 1944; compulsory service in a Hungarian labor battalion; attack by Soviet planes; deportation from Budapest to Buchenwald in December 1944; transfer three weeks later to Neubrandenburg, then to Ravensbrück and Ludwigslust in April; and liberation. He describes travelling to the English zone; working for the Joint in Frankfurt; emigration to the United States; two years recuperating from tuberculosis in Denver; and his parents' emigration to Israel and then the United States ten years later.

R., George, 1929-
Baltimore, Md. : Baltimore Jewish Council, 1989
Interview Date
September 19, 1989.
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
George R. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1335). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.