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Rubin J. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1141) interviewed by Bernadette Greenlees and Billie Tsukifuji

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1141

Videotape testimony of Rubin J., who was born in Sosnowiec in 1928. He recalls antisemitic violence as a child; reporting for forced labor in his brother's place in 1940; building the autobahn in Geppersdorf; incarceration in Parzymiechy, Gross-Rosen, and Dachau; receiving Red Cross packages in Dachau; a severe whipping in one camp; being moved frequently in trains; a death march; seeing his brother briefly in 1944 in Gross-Rosen; liberation in May 1945; living in Garmisch and Landsberg displaced persons camp; marriage; and emigration to the United States. Mr. J. discusses the loss of his entire family and continuing hatred for Germany.

Author/Creator
J., Rubin, 1928-
Published
San Antonio, Tex. : Children of the Holocaust-Second Generation of San Antonio, 1988
Interview Date
March 20, 1988.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Rubin J. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1141). 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/4283251
Record last modified: 2013-11-11 14:50:00
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