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Philip P. Holocaust testimony (HVT-822) interviewed by Mel Berke and Bobbie Berger

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-822

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.

Author/Creator
P., Philip, 1922?-
Published
Dallas, Tex. : Memorial Center for Holocaust Studies, 1986
Interview Date
September 7, 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
Philip P. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-822). 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/4294403
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:40:00
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