Thomas R. Holocaust testimony (HVT-814) interviewed by Sarah Mendel and Esther Cronson
- Dallas, Tex. : Memorial Center for Holocaust Studies, 1986
- Interview Date
- July 12, 1986.
- 4 copies: 3/4 in. submaster; Betacam SP restoration master; Betacam SP restoration submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Thomas R. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-814). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Thomas R., who was born in 1920 and served in the United States Army in World War II. He recounts military draft after Pearl Harbor; serving in the 3rd army, 79th infantry division; deployment to Belfast, then England; crossing the channel; fighting in France, Austria and Germany; encountering several slave labor camps; entering Dachau; "skeleton-like" prisoners; freight cars filled with corpses; being stationed in Salzburg; observing evacuations of displaced persons; and military discharge.