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Harry T. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2326) interviewed by Raya C. Schapiro and Chaya Roth,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2326

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    Summary
    Videotape testimony of Harry T., who was born in Lask, Poland in 1923. He recalls the outbreak of war; an unsuccessful attempt to flee to Łódź; German occupation; public humiliation of Jews; fleeing, with his brother, to Białystok in the Soviet zone via Małkinia and Zareby Koscielne; returning to Lask in December; ghettoization; deportation to Nekla with his brother on March 25, 1942; unloading stones in another camp; public hangings of prisoners; transfer with his brother to Andrzejow in April 1943; their transfer to Birkenau in September 1943, and in December 1943 to Jaworzno; obtaining a privileged position making leather products for the lager fuhrer, who saved his and his brother's lives; frequent killings during the death march to Blechhammer in January 1945; a death march to Gross-Rosen; transport to Buchenwald; separation from his brother when he was transferred to Schönebeck; evacuation to Oranienburg/Sachsenhausen in April 1945; escaping from a barn during a death march in May; liberation by Soviet troops; learning that his brothers had survived; marriage; and emigration to the United States in September 1949.
    Author/Creator
    T., Harry, 1923-
    Published
    Wilmette, Ill. : Holocaust Education Foundation, 1992
    Interview Date
    November 15, 1992.
    Locale
    Poland
    Łask
    Łask (Poland)
    Łódź (Poland)
    Małkinia (Poland)
    Zaręby Kościelne (Poland)
    Białystok (Poland)
    Cite As
    Harry T. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2326). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Schapiro, Raya Czerner,
    Roth, Chaya H.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Copies
    2 copies: 1/2 in. master; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (1 hr., 32 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Mutual aid.
    Postwar experiences.

    Administrative Notes

    Link to Yale University Library Catalog:
    http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/4287356
    Record last modified:
    2018-06-04 13:25:00
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