Manfred M. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1130) interviewed by Ann Gadol and Esther Cronson,
Videotape testimony of Manfred M., who was born in Marxheim, Germany in 1919, one of two children. He recounts living with his grandparents; moving to Höchst an der Nidder in 1933; the erosion of his friendships with non-Jews; being stoned; expulsion from school in 1935 (he was the only Jewish student); working in a shoe factory; receiving an affidavit from relatives in the United States; emigrating to the United States via Hamburg in 1936; meeting his future wife in 1937 (also a German-Jewish émigré); working hard to have his parents, sister, and grandparents join him in 1938, following Kristallnacht; serving in the United States military in the Pacific; and the births of his daughters in 1949 and 1952. Mr. M. discusses many relatives who were killed in the Holocaust; recently visiting his hometown at the invitation of the mayor; and sharing his experiences with his daughters.
- Dallas, Tex. : Memorial Center for Holocaust Studies, 1987
- Interview Date
- October 25, 1987.
Höchst (Altenstadt, Hesse, Germany)
- 4 copies: 3/4 in. submaster; Betacam SP restoration master; Betacam SP restoration submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Manfred M. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1130). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.