Stanislav T. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2665) interviewed by Annette Wieviorka and Claudine Drame
- Paris, France : Témoignages pour mémoire, 1993
- Interview Date
- March 11, 1993.
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Stanislav T. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2665). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Stanislav T., who was born in Warsaw, Poland in 1925. He describes his wealthy family; German invasion; anti-Jewish regulations; ghettoization; hiding during round-ups; witnessing suicides; his family's sense of being protected due to their wealth and connections; forced labor at the airport in October 1942; sabotaging the work; distributing resistance flyers; deportation with his family during the ghetto uprising; jumping from the train in May 1943; hiding in a forest; assistance from local Poles; returning to Warsaw; hiding with his sister; their move to the Hotel Polski to join Jews with foreign citizenship papers (a friend put their names on the list); deportation with his sister (she has written a book about these experiences) and nephew to Bergen-Belsen; liberation by United States troops from a train in Hillersleben; transport to Paris; and recuperation in a sanitorium for three years. Dr. T. discusses his two suicide attempts in the Warsaw ghetto; reluctance to talk about his experiences; and recently sharing them with his daughters.