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George S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-484) interviewed by Sue Danford

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-484

Videotape testimony of George S., who enlisted in the United States army in 1943. He recalls assignment to the signal corps of the 3rd Army; landing in England in December 1944; antisemitic treatment by fellow soldiers; entering a factory in which slave laborers had worked; shock at observing piles of clothing, especially baby shoes; observing torture devices, documents, and photographs in a prison near Düsseldorf; and questioning locals about the fates of their Jewish neighbors (they feigned ignorance). Mr. S. discusses involvement in anti-war groups due to his experiences.

Author/Creator
S., George, 1924-
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
George S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-484). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.