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Sam K. Holocaust testimony (HVT-824) interviewed by Ann Gadol and Debbie Weinberg,

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-824

Videotape testimony of Sam K., who was born in 1920 and served with the United States Army in World War II. He recounts serving in North Africa, then Sicily; transfer to the 3rd Infantry Division; fighting in Naples and Rome, through France, and into Germany; visiting Dachau for less than two hours shortly after its liberation; piles of corpses; not believing local Germans who claimed ignorance of the camp; and his state of shock at what he witnessed. Mr. K. notes having no previous knowledge of concentration camps. He shows photographs and items he obtained during the war.

K., Sam, 1920-
Dallas, Tex. : Memorial Center for Holocaust Studies, 1986
Interview Date
September 7, 1986.
United States
1 copy: 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Sam K. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-824). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.