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Bernard A. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1253) interviewed by Bernard Weinstein and Jeannie Miller

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1253

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.

Author/Creator
A., Bernard, 1915?-
Published
Union, N.J. : Kean College Oral Testimonies Project, 1988
Interview Date
December 6, 1988.
Language
English
Copies
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.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/4294958
Record last modified: 2016-04-18 15:39:00
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