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Norbert L. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1693) interviewed by Larry Steinfeld and Ann Estus

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1693

Videotape testimony of Norbert L., who was born in Danzig, Germany in 1922. He recalls his parents' orthodoxy; the rich Jewish life in Danzig; anti-Jewish restrictions following the ascent of the Nazis to power; expulsion from school; attending an ORT school in Berlin; hiding during Kristallnacht; returning to Danzig; fleeing with his family to Belgium and London in 1939; emigrating to the United States; being drafted into the army in 1943; participating in the liberation of Paris; and his postwar life. Mr. L. notes many family members perished in the Holocaust; visiting Danzig with his wife; and difficulties sharing his experiences with his children.

L., Norbert, 1922-
Houston, Tex. : Holocaust Education Center and Memorial Museum of Houston, 1991
Interview Date
March 3, 1991.
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
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Norbert L. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1693). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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