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Albert L. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2184) interviewed by Joni-Sue Blinderman

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2184

Videotape testimony of Albert L., who was born in Paris, France in 1929 to Polish immigrants. He recounts attending public school; their poverty; an assimilated life; going to a farm in central France with his school; his father enlisting in the French military; remaining at the farm; German invasion; returning to his mother in Paris; anti-Jewish restrictions; evading the July 16th round-up; his mother's arrest; staying on a farm until her release; his father's visit using false papers; his father moving to Pau; visiting his father; his father's arrest; staying with a non-Jewish friend of his father using false papers in fall 1943 (his mother returned to Paris); his return to Paris; attending private school under an assumed name; learning of his mother's deportation; liberation; his mother's return from Auschwitz and other camps in June 1945; learning of his father's death; and emigration to the United States in 1951.

Author/Creator
L., Albert, 1929-
Published
New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1992
Interview Date
September 15, 1992.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Albert L. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2184). 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/4286642
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:37:00
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