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Omar W. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2335) interviewed by Carol M. Cohen and Fred Donovan III

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2335

Videotape testimony of Omar W., who served as an officer in the United States Army during World War II. He recalls his unit's arrival at Dachau shortly after its liberation; boxcars filled with corpses; emaciated prisoners; rooms full of bodies stacked like wood; and crematoria. Mr. W. recounts serving for three months as commander of a displaced persons camp near Salzburg, Austria and discusses his thoughts on hatred between peoples and the importance of his providing eyewitness proof of the Holocaust.

Author/Creator
W., Omar.
Published
Kansas City, Mo. : Midwest Center for Holocaust Education, Inc., 1994
Interview Date
February 15, 1994.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Omar W. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2335). 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/1096678
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:12:00
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