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Roger B. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2840) interviewed by Henri Borlant and Annette Wieviorka,

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2840

Videotape testimony of Roger B., who was born in Nancy, France in 1910. He recalls working as a court lawyer; moving to Paris; mobilization in August 1939; service on the Maginot line; being taken prisoner by Germans in June 1940; internment as a French prisoner of war in several places, including Sarrebourg, Sarralbe, and Trier, which are described in his friend Francis Ambrière's book; assisting groups to stay together; receiving extra food from a guard; transfer to Amboise, then Saumur; his parents visiting once; transfer to Sankt Johann im Pongau; organizing plays and giving lectures; work assignments in Salzburg; liberation in May 1945; returning to Paris; reunion with his parents; working for several Jewish organization; marriage in 1947; nomination to the Legion of Honor; and writing for the Jewish press.

Author/Creator
B., Roger, 1910-
Published
Paris, France : Témoignages pour mémoire, 1994
Interview Date
March 14, 1994.
Locale
France
Germany
Nancy (France)
Paris (France)
Sarrebourg (France)
Sarralbe (France)
Amboise (France)
Saumur (France)
Salzburg (Austria)
Sankt Johann im Pongau (Austria)
Language
French
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Roger B. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2840). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
 
View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/4288935
Record last modified: 2018-05-30 11:44:00
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