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Maurice N. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2934) interviewed by Brana Gurewitsch,

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2934

Videotape testimony of Maurice N., who was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1924. He recalls enlisting in the U.S. Army after Pearl Harbor; posting in Europe in June 1943; landing in North Africa; moving through Sicily, Italy, and France; recovering from a wound; high casualties in his regiment; capturing Munich; visiting Dachau shortly after its liberation; seeing piles of corpses of prisoners and camp personnel recently killed; his anger at the extent of German atrocities; cordial relations with the German population; assisting former inmates of Dachau at the Funk Kaserne displaced persons camp; attending religious services at Dachau; meeting a relative at Feldafing; and returning to the United States. Mr. N. notes sharing his wartime experiences with friends and family.

N., Maurice, 1924-
New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1994
Interview Date
April 11, 1994.
Munich (Germany)
United States
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Maurice N. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2934). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.