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Jacques B. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2819) interviewed by Claude Morhange and Annette Wieviorka,

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2819

Videotape testimony of Jacques B., who was born in Poland in 1933. He recalls living in Warsaw; vacationing in Otwock when the Germans invaded; fleeing to Sarny with his parents; Soviet occupation; attending school until the German invasion in June 1941; fleeing with his parents to Siberia via Kobyzhcha; living with his mother in Turksib and Dzhambul from the end of 1941 until 1946 (his parents were divorced); observing people starving to death; repatriation to Wrocław with his mother; pervasive antisemitism in school; joining the youth section of the Bund; and emigration with his mother to Paris in May 1949.

B., Jacques, 1933-
Paris, France : Témoignages pour mémoire, 1993
Interview Date
November 30, 1993.
Warsaw (Poland)
Otwock (Poland)
Sarny (Rivnensʹka oblastʹ, Ukraine)
Zhambyl (Zhambyl oblysy, Kazakhstan)
Wrocław (Poland)
Kobyzhcha (Ukraine)
Turksib (Kazakhstan)
Paris (France)
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Jacques B. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2819). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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