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Vincent C. Holocaust testimony (HVT-478) interviewed by Sue Danford

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-478

Videotape testimony of Vincent C., who enlisted in the United States Army in 1937. He recalls landing in Normandy on D-Day; transfer from a ranger to a tank battalion; participating in the Battle of the Bulge; liberating Ahlem; encountering sick, emaciated prisoners left to die; sharing K rations with them, which resulted in several deaths; entering Gardelegen; observing buildings where prisoners had been machine-gunned and confined while the buildings were burned; liberating Salzwedel; observing carts piled with corpses; shooting German personnel; and local civilians claiming no knowledge of the camp (an impossibility). Mr. C. discusses his disbelief at what he had seen. He shows photographs.

Author/Creator
C., Vincent, 1919-
Published
Cleveland, Ohio : National Council of Jewish Women, Holocaust Archive Project, 1984
Interview Date
December 28, 1984.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Vincent C. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-478). 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/4293847
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:39:00
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