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Julius K. Holocaust testimony (HVT-829) interviewed by Larry Schoenfeld and Phyllis Braverman

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-829

Videotape testimony of Julius K., who was born in Mannheim, Germany in 1915. He recalls exclusion from university and athletic clubs due to anti-Jewish laws; working in his father's business; traveling to the United States in spring 1938; his father's reluctance to leave; his uncle and father's arrests on Kristallnacht; his parents' and brother's emigration to Chile; his father's death a year later; enlisting in the U.S. ski patrol; serving with the Fifth Army in Italy; acting as a translator for General Lucian Truscott; and discharge in 1945. Mr. K. discusses marriage to a woman from his town; his career; and writing two books.

Author/Creator
K., Julius, 1915-
Published
San Antonio, Tex. : Children of the Holocaust-Second Generation of San Antonio, 1986
Interview Date
November 9, 1986.
Language
English
Copies
3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Julius K. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-829). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/4282588
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:36:00
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