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Heinz K. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2784) interviewed by Jaša Almuli

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2784

Videotape testimony of Heinz K., who was born in Karlovy Vary, Czechoslovakia in 1927. He describes growing up in Thessalonikē; German invasion in April 1941; anti-Jewish measures; ghettoization in 1943; deportation to Auschwitz; his parents' assignment as translators (he and his family spoke German); a death march and train transport to Mauthausen in January 1945; looking for his mother and sister en route (he did not find them); transfer to Melk, then Ebensee; separation from his father; hospitalization; and liberation by United States troops.

K., Heinz, 1927-
Thessalonikē, Greece : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 1993
Interview Date
June 4, 1993.
2 copies: 3/4 in. master; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Heinz K. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2784). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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