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Kurt G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2907) interviewed by Alizah Brozgold and Bonnie Dwork

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2907

Videotape testimony of Kurt G., who was born in Vienna, Austria in 1907. He describes his family's orthodoxy; pervasive antisemitism; his father's death in 1930; marriage; German occupation; arrest in May 1938, then incarceration in Dachau in June, and transfer to Buchenwald in September; forced labor; his shock at being incarcerated simply for being Jewish; release after his wife obtained a visa for Shanghai for him; emigration with his wife to the United States via Zurich and Paris; arriving in February 1939; and his brother and mother joining them. Mr. G. emphasizes his continuing negative feelings toward Austria. He shows photographs and documents.

Author/Creator
G., Kurt, 1907-
Published
New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1994
Interview Date
March 14, 1994.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Kurt G. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2907). 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/4289240
Record last modified: 2010-07-29 19:19:00
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