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Henry N. Holocaust testimony (HVT-445) interviewed by Ian Russ and Ora Band,

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-445

Videotape testimony of Henry N., who was born in Żyrardów, Poland. He recalls his very close family; education in Warsaw; antisemitic incidents; German invasion; fleeing to Białystok in the Soviet zone with his brother; working in a 'kolkhoz' in Belarus; traveling to Izyum; returning to Warsaw; ghettoization; his brother joining the Jewish police; smuggling food into the ghetto with his father; their arrest; his release; hiding with his brother on a farm in Lublin; returning to Warsaw after his brother's arrest; deportation to a labor camp; escaping during a partisan attack; recapture and transfer to Budzyń; working at a Heinkel factory; mass killings by the camp commander Feiks; assistance from the camp elder Noah Stockman and others; transfer to Radom in 1942; a death march to Tomaszów Mazowiecki; deportation to Auschwitz, then Vaihingen and Allach; and liberation by United States troops. Mr. N. describes living in Weilheim; forming committees to aid Jewish refugees; assistance from the Red Cross, Joint, and UNRRA; and emigrating to the United States.

Author/Creator
N., Henry.
Published
Los Angeles, Calif. : UCLA Holocaust Documentation Archives, 1983
Interview Date
April 30, 1983.
Locale
Poland
Warsaw
Żyrardów (Poland)
Warsaw (Poland)
Białystok (Poland)
Kharkiv (Ukraine)
Izi︠u︡m (Ukraine)
Lublin (Poland)
Tomaszów Mazowiecki (Poland)
Weilheim an der Teck (Germany)
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Henry N. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-445). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
 
View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/1100270
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