Keith S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2332) interviewed by Tobi Cooper and Charles E. Hoffhaus
- Kansas City, Mo. : Midwest Center for Holocaust Education, Inc., 1994
- Interview Date
- March 8, 1994.
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Keith S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2332). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale Universtiy Library.
Videotape testimony of Col. Keith S., who served in the United States Army Infantry during World War II. He recalls induction in July 1941; posting overseas in October 1943; participating in campaigns including the Battle of the Bulge; his assignment to seek and assist Allied prisoners of war; entering Buchenwald shortly after its liberation; unexpectedly finding civilian inmates in debilitated condition; stacks of bodies; total lack of sanitation; the relatively better condition of military prisoners; completing his assignment to assist Allied war prisoners; and leaving with his unit after two days. Colonel S. notes his complete ignorance of the Holocaust prior to entering Buchenwald.