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Walter F. Holocaust testimony (HVT-831) interviewed by Habib Nathan and Faye Rozmaryn

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-831

Videotape testimony of Walter F., who was born in Vienna, Austria in 1919. He recalls his close family; deciding to leave Austria immediately after the Anschluss; antisemitic harassment by brown-shirted boys; traveling to Italy with a cousin; working in Albanian oil fields; moving to Tirana before receiving their visas; a brief reunion with his father (he was waiting to leave for England to join his wife); emigration to the United States; enlisting in the army; and visiting his parents in London when he was stationed in England. He discusses his desire to forget everything prior to emigration except his family and marriage to an American woman.

Author/Creator
F., Walter, 1919-
Published
San Antonio, Tex. : Children of the Holocaust-Second Generation of San Antonio, 1986
Interview Date
December 7, 1986.
Language
English
Copies
3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Walter F. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-831). 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/4282592
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:36:00
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