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Nathan G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1885) interviewed by Naomi Rappaport

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1885

Videotape testimony of Nathan G., who was born in Guttenberg, New Jersey in 1913. He recalls growing up in a liberal orthodox home in Brooklyn and Minneapolis; active participation in labor Zionist organizations including editing "Jewish Frontier"; visiting Israel and Europe in 1938; speaking publicly in the United States about the Nazi danger; induction into the Army in 1943; one year's training in Mississippi; landing in Marseille in December 1944; moving through France into Germany; encountering a train of prisoners who had been headed for Dachau; visiting Buchenwald in May 1945; talking to survivors about emigrating to Palestine; visiting Dachau; working with Jewish leaders to foster emigration to Palestine; speaking to refugees in Zeilsheim; and viewing the Nuremberg war crime trial for one day. Mr. G. discusses the resilience of survivors and his belief that Israel is essential to Jewish survival.

Author/Creator
G., Nathan, 1913-
Published
New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1992
Interview Date
July 27, 1992.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Nathan G. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1885). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testmonies, Yale University Library.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/4284960
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:37:00
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