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Walter S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2334) interviewed by Gayla D. Spurlock and Steve Greenstein

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2334

Videotape testimony of Walter S., who was born in Steinbach, Germany in 1924. This testimony includes all of the information in an earlier interview (HVT-146). Additional topics discussed include his father's release from Dachau; his sister's emigration to the United States under Quaker auspices in 1941; his parents' deportation to France; being beaten by the Gestapo (he could not speak of this for years); and being forced to submit to homosexual advances by veteran prisoners in a concentration camp. He recounts returning to Steinbach after liberation; meeting his wife in a displaced persons camp near Frankfurt; emigrating to the United States; becoming reacquainted with his sister; and coping with multiple sclerosis.

Author/Creator
S., Walter, 1924-1995.
Published
Kansas City, Mo. : Midwest Center for Holocaust Education, Inc. 1994
Interview Date
February 22, 1994.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Walter S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2334). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/1096677
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