Maurice N. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2934) interviewed by Brana Gurewitsch
- New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1994
- Interview Date
- April 11, 1994.
- 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.
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.