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Daniel A. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1478) interviewed by Naomi Klein and Rona Finkelstein

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1478

Videotape testimony of Daniel A., who was born in Radom, Poland in 1923, one of five brothers. He recalls German invasion in September 1939; anti-Jewish violence; forced labor; ghettoization in 1941; conversion to a labor camp after mass deportations; slave labor in a munitions factory; a death march in 1944; assisting his brother and future wife; train transport to Auschwitz; separation from his future wife; transfer with his brother to Vaihingen; slave labor in an underground factory; Italian POWs providing them with extra food; liberation by French troops in April 1945; recovery in a nearby town; living in Heidelberg, Bensheim, and Stuttgart displaced persons camps; assistance from the Joint; reunion with his future wife; marriage; and emigration to the United States via Bremerhaven in 1947. Mr. A. notes one of his brothers survived. He refers to the Radom Yizkor book.

Author/Creator
A., Daniel, 1923-
Published
Wilmington, Delaware : Halina Wind Preston Holocaust Education Center, 1990
Interview Date
March 11, 1990.
Language
English
Copies
4 copies: 3/4 in. dub; Betacam SP restoration master; Betacam SP restoration submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Daniel A. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1478). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.