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Hence H. Holocaust testimony (HVT-817) interviewed by Debbie Weinberg and Ann Gadol

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-817

Videotape testimony of Hence H., who served in the United States Army in World War II. He recounts military draft in 1944; deployment to Europe; landing in Le Havre; entering Buchenwald; a prisoner showing him the crematoria; corpses stacked like wood; lampshades made of human skin; burying corpses; the pervasive stench, which he remembers to this day; Eisenhower visiting the camp; marching local Germans through the camp; returning to the United States; and military discharge.

Author/Creator
H., Hence, 1911-
Published
Dallas, Tex. : Memorial Center for Holocaust Studies, 1986
Interview Date
July 13, 1986.
Language
English
Copies
1 copy: 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Hence H. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-817). 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/4294395
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:40:00
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