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Leo E. Holocaust testimony (HVT-365)

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-365

Videotape testimony of Leo E., who was born in Warsaw, Poland in 1912. He recalls antisemitic boycotts of his father's store; one brother's emigration to Belgium; German invasion; forced labor for a day; fleeing with his sister and brother-in-law to the Soviet border; assistance from German soldiers; traveling to Białystok; living in Kovelʹ from December 1939 through May 1940; deportation by the Soviets to Novosibirsk; forced labor in Osinovo; his marriage in Tomsk; living with his family in Biĭsk; traveling to Stettin via Warsaw; living in Schlachtensee, then Tempelhof; his son's birth in Berlin; and emigration to the United States.

Author/Creator
E., Leo, 1912-
Published
Wilmette, Ill. : Holocaust Education Foundation, 1983
Interview Date
October 30, 1983.
Language
English
Copies
3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Leo E. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-365). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.