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Thomas R. Holocaust testimony (HVT-814) interviewed by Sarah Mendel and Esther Cronson

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-814

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.

Author/Creator
R., Thomas, 1920-
Published
Dallas, Tex. : Memorial Center for Holocaust Studies, 1986
Interview Date
July 12, 1986.
Language
English
Copies
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.