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Ralph M. Holocaust testimony (HVT-819) interviewed by James W. Pennebaker and Esther Cronson

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-819

Videotape testimony of Ralph M., who was born in 1922 and served in the United States Army. He recounts military draft in November 1942; landing at Omaha beach; the Battle of the Bulge; assisting displaced persons; entering Dachau; emaciated prisoners; locating a mass grave near Regensburg; forcing the local townspeople to rebury the dead; working at Straubing displaced persons camp; friendships with refugees; returning home; and military discharge. He shows photographs and a drawing of himself by a former camp prisoner.

Author/Creator
M., Ralph, 1922-
Published
Dallas, Tex. : Memorial Center for Holocaust Studies, 1986
Interview Date
September 6, 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
Ralph M. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-819). 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/4294398
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:40:00
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