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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.

B., Roger, 1910-
Paris, France : Témoignages pour mémoire, 1994
Interview Date
March 14, 1994.
Nancy (France)
Paris (France)
Sarrebourg (France)
Sarralbe (France)
Amboise (France)
Saumur (France)
Salzburg (Austria)
Sankt Johann im Pongau (Austria)
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.
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