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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.
Locale
Poland
Kovelʹ (Ukraine)
Novosibirsk (Russia)
Tomsk (Russia)
Biĭsk (Russia)
Berlin (Germany)
Szczecin (Poland)
Schlachtensee (Berlin, Germany)
Tempelhof (Berlin, Germany)
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.