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Morris K. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1651) interviewed by Barry Cohen and Renee L. Menasche

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1651

Videotape testimony of Morris K., who was born in Połaniec, Poland in 1917. He recalls escaping with two friends from a forced evacuation of the town in October 1942; being hidden in a cave by farmers (they had been his father's customers), who also hid a Jewish girl in their home; liberation by Soviet troops in 1944; working for the Soviets; fleeing to Łódź after Jews were killed by soldiers of the Polish underground; marriage to a concentration camp survivor; and emigration to Cuba in 1947, then to the United States in 1961. Mr. K. sings a song from the Warsaw ghetto.

Author/Creator
K., Morris, 1917-
Published
Baltimore, Md. : Baltimore Jewish Council, 1991
Interview Date
February 17, 1991.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Morris K. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1651). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/1089275
Record last modified: 2013-10-18 13:42:00
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