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Norbert S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3379) interviewed by Dana L. Kline

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-3379

Videotape testimony of Norbert S., who was born in 1923. This testimony includes much of the information from an earlier interview (HVT-839). Additional topics discussed include his childhood and bar mitzvah in Gdynia; the family move to L'viv in 1935; liquidation of the ghetto resulting in his separation from his father; entering Janowska camp with assistance from a Russian guard; public executions; escape; hiding with a Ukrainian woman; obtaining false papers with assistance from a Russian guard; reunion with his sister in Kolomyi︠a︡; hiding in a stable with assistance from a non-Jewish woman from 1943 until 1944; and liberation by Soviet troops. Mr. S. discusses continuing nightmares and his children's reluctance to hear about his experiences.

Author/Creator
S., Norbert, 1922-
Published
New Haven, Conn. : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 1996
Interview Date
July 15, 1996.
Language
English
Copies
3 copies: Betacam SP master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Norbert S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3379). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/4291368
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:39:00
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