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Bernard T. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2412) interviewed by Gayla D. Spurlock and Mary Davidson Cohen,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2412

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    Videotape testimony of Bernard T., who was born in Warsaw, Poland in 1920 to a family of six children. He recalls family life; German occupation; ghettoization; smuggling food; his inability to save his mother, sisters, and three-year-old brother from deportation in 1942 (he never saw them again); his deportation through Lublin to Budzyń; working in the fields, then at an airplane factory; working in airplane factories in Mielec and Weliczka; transfer to Flossenbürg; an unsuccessful escape attempt; transfer to Dachau; escape from a death march; hiding in a barn; liberation; watching survivors dying from their inability to digest food; traveling to Munich; working in a kitchen for four years in Frankfurt am Main; and emigration to the United States in 1949. Mr. T. discusses the importance of taking chances to his survival.
    T., Bernard, 1920-
    Kansas City, Mo. : Midwest Center for Holocaust Education, Inc., 1994
    Interview Date
    May 20, 1994.
    Warsaw (Poland)
    Lublin (Poland)
    Munich (Germany)
    Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Cite As
    Bernard T. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2412). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Spurlock, Gayla D., interviewer.
    Cohen, Mary Davidson, interviewer.

    Physical Details

    2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (56 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Postwar experiences.

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