Philip P. Holocaust testimony (HVT-822) interviewed by Mel Berke and Bobbie Berger
- Dallas, Tex. : Memorial Center for Holocaust Studies, 1986
- Interview Date
- September 7, 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
- Philip P. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-822). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Phillip P., who was born in approximately 1922 and served in the United States Army. He recounts military draft in 1942; deployment to England in 1943; arrival on Omaha Beach on D-Day; crossing through France into Germany; the Battle of the Bulge; liberating Leipzig, and a nearby camp; emaciated prisoners; many corpses; and moving south. He notes that prior to this, he had been skeptical when hearing about concentration camps, but realizing for what he had been fighting having liberated a camp. He shows photographs.