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Martin R. Holocaust testimony (HVT-992) interviewed by Pam Goodman and Gabriele Schiff

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-992

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.

Author/Creator
R., Martin, 1908-
Published
New York, N.Y. : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 1988
Interview Date
May 15, 1988.
Language
English
Copies
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.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/4282792
Record last modified: 2016-03-28 10:30:00
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