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Manfred S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2473) interviewed by Gitta Fajerstein and Chaya Roth,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2473

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    Videotape testimony of Manfred S., who was born in Josbach, Germany in 1924. He describes his family's long history there; his father's death in 1929; cordial relations with non-Jews until the rise of Nazism; his mother arranging his emigration to the United States in 1938 and his brother's to Palestine six months later; traveling by himself from Hamburg to New York; living with his aunt in Chicago; corresponding with his mother until 1941; being drafted into the United States Army in March 1943; participating in the liberation of Holland and the Battle of the Bulge; translating documents for signing the armistice; liberating Wöbbelin; indescribable conditions; organizing local Germans to bury hundreds of dead; trying to save those still living; serving as a military governor; learning his mother and sister had been deported; returning to the United States in October 1945; his brother's death in Palestine; and a recent trip to Stutthof where he learned the details of his mother's and sister's deaths.
    S., Manfred, 1924-
    Wilmette, Ill. : Holocaust Education Foundation, 1994
    Interview Date
    April 24, 1994.
    Josbach (Germany)
    Cite As
    Manfred S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2473). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Fajerstein, Gitta, interviewer.
    Roth, Chaya H.

    Physical Details

    2 copies: 3/4 in. master; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (1 hr., 16 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Antisemitism Prewar.
    Postwar experiences.

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