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Keith S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2332) interviewed by Tobi Cooper and Charles E. Hoffhaus

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2332

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.

Author/Creator
S., Keith.
Published
Kansas City, Mo. : Midwest Center for Holocaust Education, Inc., 1994
Interview Date
March 8, 1994.
Language
English
Copies
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.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/1096672
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:12:00
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