Rudolf G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1495) interviewed by Nadine Weinstein and Norman Demick
- Baltimore, Md. : Baltimore Jewish Council, 1990
- Interview Date
- May 2, 1990.
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Rudolf G. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1495). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Rudolf G., who was born in Würzburg, Germany in 1912. He recalls attending Jewish and German schools; participating in anti-Nazi organizations; his brother's emigration to Czechoslovakia; being arrested in 1937 due to a letter from his brother critical of the Nazis; release after seven months in prison; escaping to Czechoslovakia with the help of socialist organizations; traveling through parts of Europe; secretly returning to Germany to obtain funds for emigration; departure for the United States on November 10, 1938; and learning about Kristallnacht while docked in England. Mr. G. recounts hearing from his family after their deportation to Terezín; returning to Germany in 1944 as a member of the United States Army; his emotional response upon returning to Würzburg; and learning his parents and brother had perished in concentration camps.