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Georg P. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1534) interviewed by Bernard Weinstein and Marcia Weissberg

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1534

Videotape testimony of Georg P., who was born in Rakovník, Czechoslovakia in 1921. He recounts attending high school; visiting Prague frequently; his family's desire to leave after the Munich agreement; arranging to attend New York University with assistance from his uncle in New York; obtaining a visa from German authorities in Prague in September 1939; emigration to the United States; and corresponding with his family until the United States entered the war in 1941. Mr. P. discusses learning from a cousin that his parents and sisters were killed in Auschwitz; receiving his sister's diary after the war; and sharing his experiences with his children.

Author/Creator
P., Georg, 1921-
Published
Union, N.J. : Kean College Oral Testimonies Project, 1989
Interview Date
March 29, 1989.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Georg P. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1534). 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/4295392
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:40:00
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