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