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

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1651

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    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.
    K., Morris, 1917-
    Baltimore, Md. : Baltimore Jewish Council, 1991
    Interview Date
    February 17, 1991.
    Połaniec (Poland)
    Łódź (Poland)
    Cite As
    Morris K. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1651). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Cohen, Barry, interviewer.
    Menasche, Renee L., interviewer.

    Physical Details

    2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (36 min.) : col

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