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Vincent Z. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1619) interviewed by Murray Berger and Betty Erickson-Elliot

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1619

Videotape testimony of Vincent Z., who served with the United States Army in World War II. He recounts speaking fluent Polish; deployment to London; working in a press unit publishing Polish newspapers; contacts with the Polish government-in-exile and Polish resistants; transfer to Paris, then to Germany; visiting Dachau in November 1945; observing the gas chambers and crematorium; speaking with a Catholic priest and other liberated prisoners; working with UNRRA in Bad Nauheim to publish newspapers for the displaced persons camps; and assisting with displaced persons camp education programs. Mr. Z. notes frequent trips to Germany and visiting the memorial at Dachau. He shows photographs.

Author/Creator
Z., Vincent.
Published
Dallas, Tex. : Memorial Center for Holocaust Studies, 1991
Interview Date
March 12, 1991.
Language
English
Copies
4 copies: 3/4 in. dub; Betacam restoration master; Betacam restoration submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Vincent Z. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1619). 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/4295811
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:40:00
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