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Henry C. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3110) interviewed by Joni-Sue Blinderman

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-3110

Videotape testimony of Henry C., who was born in the United States. Mr. C. describes his Yiddish and Workmen's Circle background; attending college; being drafted into the United States Army in 1944; eight months of combat in Europe; working at the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration Headquarters; discharge from the army in 1946; working for UNRRA as a civilian, managing Föhrenwald displaced persons camp; frequent problems maintaining the physical facilities resulting in poor sanitation; an incident when U.S. soldiers harassed Jewish refugees; his attempts to improve conditions, such as obtaining food for Passover and ignoring Zionist activities at Föhrenwald (which were not approved by the military authorities); and removal from his position.

Author/Creator
C., Henry.
Published
New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1992
Interview Date
March 23, 1992.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Henry C. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3110). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.