Kenneth Z. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1485) interviewed by Susan Rosenstein and Roberta Kahn
- Baltimore, Md. : Baltimore Jewish Council, 1990
- Interview Date
- March 22, 1990.
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Kenneth Z. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1485). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Kenneth Z., who was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1917. He recalls his medical education; marriage in 1941; enlistment in the Army Air Force in 1943; and serving as the surgeon for the 8th Armored Division's 399th Field Artillery as they crossed the English Channel in January 1945, progressed through France, Holland, and Germany, and crossed the Rhine on March 27th. He recounts establishing a medical station in Langenstein; entering a nearby concentration camp; his horror at the inmates' condition and mass graves; efforts to help the prisoners; witnessing the killing of a Nazi camp official by some prisoners; and later caring for residents of a displaced persons camp. He shows photographs taken in the concentration camp.