Arthur B. Holocaust testimony (HVT-702) interviewed by Sondra Kraft
- Wilmette, Ill. : Holocaust Education Foundation, 1986
- Interview Date
- April 6, 1986.
- 3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Arthur B. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-702). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Arthur B., who was born in Oświęcim, Poland in 1928. He recalls German invasion; an unsuccessful attempt to flee to the Soviet zone with his family; organization of the community by the Judenrat; the building of Auschwitz; forced relocation with his family to Sosnowiec in April 1941; Moshe Merin's leadership there; separation from his parents during a round-up in August 1942; deportation for forced labor in Grüsnberg; receiving packages from his parents until August 1943; transfer to Kittlitztreben; a death march beginning February 3, 1945; arrival at Buchenwald on April 2, 1945; and liberation by United States troops on April 11, 1945. Mr. B. describes traveling to Switzerland; assistance from the Red Cross; and emigration to the United States in 1947.