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Bert E. Holocaust testimony (HVT-815) interviewed by John Tiebout and Bobbie Berger

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-815

Videotape testimony of Bert E., who served in the United States Army in World War II. He recounts serving in a tank battalion of the 4th Armored Division; deployment to Europe in 1944; entering Ohrdruf concentration camp; emaciated prisoners; stacks of corpses; his state of shock; and assignment to occupation forces in Wilseder Berg where they found prisoners bodies in a mass grave, and then organized a proper funeral. He reads excerpts and shows photographs, including his own, from the history of the 4th Armored Division.

Author/Creator
E., Bert, 1918-
Published
Dallas, Tex. : Memorial Center for Holocaust Studies, 1986
Interview Date
July 12, 1986.
Language
English
Copies
4 copies: 3/4 in. master; Betacam SP restoration master; Betacam SP restoration submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Bert E. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-815). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/4294389
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:40:00
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