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Nathan K. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2745) interviewed by Norman Demick and Estelle Kandel

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2745

Videotape testimony of Nathan K., who was born in Radom, Poland in 1923 to a family of six children. He recounts a happy family life before the German occupation in 1939; deportation to Lublin in 1940; forced labor digging trenches in Ciechanów; escaping with an inmate to the Soviet border; their arrest by the Soviets; imprisonment for eleven months in Lv́iv and Berestechko; three months in Zolochiv prison; transport to Starobelśk; working on the barges in Vorkuta; being wounded while serving in the Soviet army; and his imprisonment until 1948. Mr. K. describes returning to Radom in 1948; learning no one from his family had survived; marriage; working as a tailor in Łódź; emigration with his wife and son to Israel in 1957; learning his sisters had, in fact, survived and lived in Baltimore; emigrating to the United States; and his subsequent life.

Author/Creator
K., Nathan, 1923-
Published
Baltimore, Md. : Baltimore Jewish Council, 1993
Interview Date
November 21, 1993.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Nathan K. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2745). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale Univesity Library.