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Max G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-732) interviewed by John Tiebout and Peter Ullman

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-732

Videotape testimony of Max G., who was born in approximately 1930. He recounts living in Warsaw, Poland; his father and grandfather owning Jewish newspapers; German invasion; ghettoization; attending school; smuggling food and weapons through his father's contacts; hiding during the uprising in 1943; deportation to Majdanek; separation from his mother and younger brother (he never saw them again); transfer with his father to Budzyń; slave labor in an airplane factory; public hangings; his father's murder in reprisal for an escape; transfer to Mielec; civilian workers leaving them food; transfer to another camp, then Flossenbürg; liberation by United States troops; emigration to the United States; military draft; serving in the Korean War; and marriage in 1953. Mr. G. notes attending a 1985 survivor reunion and learning two aunts had survived.

Author/Creator
G., Max, 1930?-
Published
Dallas, Tex. : Memorial Center for Holocaust Studies, 1985
Interview Date
October 26, 1985.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Max G. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-732). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.