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Harry K. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2924) interviewed by Faye Geiger and Jeffrey Atlas

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2924

Videotape testimony of Harry K., who was born in Otynya, Poland in 1919. He recalls his childhood in Zablotow; his older brother's service in the Polish military; supporting his parents from age fourteen on; the outbreak of war in 1939; Soviet occupation; forced labor; being drafted into the Soviet army in 1940; transfer to Cheliabinsk; attending a military school; service in Manchuria and Leningrad; assignments building bridges and as a traffic regulator near Moscow; transfer to the Polish army in spring 1944; serving in Włodawa, then Tomaszów Mazowiecki; learning his family had been murdered during the war; discharge in April 1946; marriage in June; and emigration to the United States in 1952.

K., Harry, 1919-
New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1993
Interview Date
November 7, 1993.
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Harry K. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2924). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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