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Shlomo H. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1712) interviewed by Jane Eger and Pam Goodman

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1712

Videotape testimony of Shlomo H., who was born in Kalisz, Poland in 1922. He recounts his family's emigration to Paris in 1929; their orthodoxy (his father was a Hasidic shoḥet); fleeing south during the German invasion; his parents' return with some of the children; working for the Jewish community in Moissac; not communicating with his family, fearing exposure; obtaining false papers; joining the de Gaulle Resistance; many actions against the Germans; liberating Paris; reunion with his family (his mother had perished when she was deported); emigration to Israel; marriage to an American; and emigration to the United States. Mr. H. notes he has not discussed his experiences with his children. He shows photographs.

H., Shlomo, 1922-
New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1990
Interview Date
November 11, 1990.
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Shlomo H. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1712). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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