Martin R. Holocaust testimony (HVT-992) interviewed by Pam Goodman and Gabriele Schiff
- New York, N.Y. : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 1988
- Interview Date
- May 15, 1988.
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Martin R. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-992). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Martin R., who was born in Posen, Germany (presently Poznań, Poland) in 1908. He describes his father's death as a Prussian officer in World War I; his mother's strong German identification; moving to Berlin with his family in 1918; attending school in Bütow; antisemitic incidents; joining a family lumber business in Danzig in 1936; moving to Warsaw in 1938; German invasion; traveling to many places to avoid German capture; arriving in Amsterdam in November 1939; German invasion; escaping by boat; incarceration as an enemy alien in many places, including St. John's, Newfoundland and Jamaica; and emigration to Cuba, then to the United States.