Bernard A. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1253) interviewed by Bernard Weinstein and Jeannie Miller,
Videotape testimony of Bernard A., who was born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany in approximately 1915, an only child. He recounts his family's orthodoxy; attending high school; anti-Jewish legislation preventing him from attending university; arrest with his father on Kristallnacht; their deportation to Buchenwald; his father's release as a World War I veteran; his release after five weeks, based on his promise to emigrate; returning home; emigration to London in February 1939; receiving letters from his parents, first from Belgium, then from France; emigrating to the United States in winter 1940; living with his aunt; receiving notice his parents had been deported (they did not survive); and completing his education after the war.
- Union, N.J. : Kean College Oral Testimonies Project, 1988
- Interview Date
- December 6, 1988.
Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
- 4 copies: 3/4 in. dub; Betacam SP restoration master; Betacam SP restoration submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Bernard A. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1253). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.