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Henry R. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1179) interviewed by Bernard Weinstein and Freda Remmers

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1179

Videotape testimony of Henry R., who was born in 1924 and drafted into the United States military. He recalls serving in the 20th Armored Division; landing in Le Havre and moving through Belgium and Holland into Germany; arriving at Dachau immediately after troops from his unit had liberated it; first seeing a boxcar filled with corpses; speaking Yiddish to a few of the prisoners; being overwhelmed by the condition of the prisoners, as were all his fellow soldiers; not being able to process what he saw for days; difficulty still conceiving what he witnessed; and his involvement in Holocaust education.

Author/Creator
R., Henry, 1924-
Published
Union, N.J. : Kean College Oral Testimonies Project, 1987
Interview Date
October 29, 1987.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Henry R. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1179). 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/4294836
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:40:00
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