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Henri B. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2818) interviewed by Claude Morhange and Annette Wieviorka,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2818

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    Videotape testimony of Henri B., who was born in Łódź, Poland in 1930. He recalls his family's emigration to Paris; being sent to Poland to live with his grandparents; returning to Paris in the mid-1930s; no religious observances in his home; evacuation with other children to an OSE home in the Creuse; warm relations with the children and staff; a close friendship with a young man; traveling in a group to Casablanca via Marseille in spring 1942, then to the United States in a Portuguese ship; living briefly with a family in Yonkers, N.Y., then for five years with a family in Pittsburgh; close friendship with a boy who became a surrogate brother; learning that his father had perished and his mother had survived; moving to Israel in 1948; military service; living on a kibbutz; returning to France; and marriage. Mr B. discusses his sense of lack of family ties; never feeling close to his mother; and warm memories of the OSE home.
    B., Henri, 1930-
    Paris, France : Témoignages pour mémoire, 1993
    Interview Date
    November 29, 1993.
    Łódź (Poland)
    Paris (France)
    Marseille (France)
    Casablanca (Morocco)
    Pittsburgh (Pa.)
    Yonkers (N.Y.)
    Creuse (France)
    Cite As
    Henri B. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2818). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Morhange, Claude, interviewer.
    Wieviorka, Annette, interviewer.
    A small portion of this testimony is in French.

    Physical Details

    2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (55 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Child survivors.
    Postwar experiences.

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