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Wadja K. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1408) interviewed by Abraham Huberman,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1408

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    Videotape testimony of Wadja K., who was born in Granice, Poland in 1896. He recalls the first World War; Germans confiscating food in 1915 and 1916; working on road construction; his family's move to Żelechów; working briefly in Warsaw; returning home; working with his father making leather boots; marriage; six weeks compulsory army service; participation in the Jewish Worker's Party; and attending their night school classes. Mr. K. describes emigrating to Luxembourg in 1928 to escape antisemitism; visiting his parents in Poland in 1935; assisting his brother to emigrate to Argentina (another brother already had); German invasion in June 1940; anti-Jewish regulations; escaping to Lisbon, Portugal in October 1940; and emigration nine months later to Argentina to join his brothers. Mr. K. shows documents and photographs.
    K., Wadja, 1896-
    Buenos Aires, Argentina : Fundacion "Memoria del Holocausto", 1990
    Interview Date
    July 13, 1990.
    Granice (Poland)
    Żelechów (Garwolin, Poland)
    Warsaw (Poland)
    Lisbon (Portugal)
    Cite As
    This testimony is in Spanish.
    Wadja K. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1408). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Huberman, Abraham, interviewer.

    Physical Details

    2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (1 hr., 40 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Antisemitism Prewar.

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