Jack S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-723) interviewed by Esther Cronson and Heidi Hample,
Videotape testimony of Jack S., who was born in Częstochowa, Poland in 1915, one of six children. He recounts his family's poverty; German invasion; "Bloody Monday" following the invasion; ghettoization; forced labor; deportation to Ciechanów in 1941; slave labor digging trenches; escaping with two friends; hiding in a forest; returning home; hiding briefly in 1943; his sister being shot trying to join him; his parents' and sisters' deportation; slave labor with his brothers at the HASAG Pelzery munitions factory; liberation by Soviet troops; marriage to a survivor; traveling with his wife and brothers to Frankfurt; and emigration to the United States. Mr. S. discusses nightmares resulting from his experiences; sharing his experiences with his children; and his wife's recent death.
- Dallas, Tex. : Memorial Center for Holocaust Studies, 1985
- Interview Date
- December 14, 1985.
Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Jack S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-723). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.