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