Sol S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1630) interviewed by Nathan Miller and Roshie Bush,
Videotape testimony of Sol S. who was born in Kraków, Poland in 1914. He recalls anti-Semitic incidents in public school; becoming a tailor at age thirteen; German invasion in 1939; fleeing with his brother and neighbors to Sandomierz; hiding in the synagogue; transfer to Opatów after they were discovered; the murder of many Jews; and returning to Kraków. Mr. S. recounts bodies on the streets; forced labor in coal mines; ghettoization; burying women and babies murdered in the hospital; transfer to Płaszów; finding his mother, sisters, and their children there; mass killings; deportation to Mauthausen, then Melk; a death march to Ebensee; corpses strewn everywhere; bodies being burned day and night; carrying corpses to the crematorium; liberation; reunion with two sisters; and emigration to the United States in 1950. Mr. S. notes family members who perished.
- Baltimore, Md. : Baltimore Jewish Council, 1990
- Interview Date
- October 14, 1990.
Opatów (Województwo Świętokrzyskie, Poland)
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Sol S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1630). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.