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Christy A. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2872) interviewed by Joni-Sue Blinderman

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2872

Videotape testimony of Christy A., who was drafted into the United States army in December 1942. He describes training as a radio mechanic; service in France and Germany; briefly entering Buchenwald after it was liberated; emaciated prisoners in overcrowded bunks; his shock at the conditions; hundreds of corpses near the crematoria; the anger of a Jewish-American soldier who was in their group; difficulty communicating with the prisoners; and his wish to leave quickly.

Author/Creator
A., Christy, 1912-
Published
New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1994
Interview Date
May 24, 1994.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Christy A. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2872). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/4288968
Record last modified: 2010-07-29 19:17:00
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