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Binem F. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3154) interviewed by Abraham Huberman

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-3154

Videotape testimony of Binem F., who was born in Poland in 1911. He recalls rabbinical studies; antisemitic violence; military service in 1938; German invasion; ghettoization; deportation to Płaszów; forced labor; the cruelty of the Kommandant, Amon Goeth; assignment to Oskar Schindler's factory, to which he credits his survival; improved conditions; kindness from Mr. and Mrs. Schindler; transfer to Mauthausen, then Gusen; slave labor for Steyr; relatively benign conditions; liberation by United States troops in May 1945; traveling to Linz, then Rome; living with other survivors in another town; marriage; his daughter's birth; and emigration to Argentina in 1948 via Brazil and Paraguay. Mr. F. notes that he and his wife have shared their experiences with their family. He and his wife show photographs.

F., Binem, 1911-
Buenos Aires, Argentina : Fundacion "Memoria del Holocausto", 1994
Interview Date
July 8, 1994.
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Binem F. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3154). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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