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Solomon S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1715) interviewed by Jaschael Pery,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1715

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    Videotape testimony of Solomon S., who was born in Zagórów, Poland in 1917. He recalls antisemitic harassment, particularly at Easter; the deaths of his parents; living with a sibling in Siedlce; one brother's emigration to the United States; rabbinic training in Warsaw; serving in the Polish military starting in April 1938; retreating to Deblin and Kovelʹ; disbanding of his unit; returning to Siedlce; anti-Jewish regulations; smuggling himself to Vilnius; Soviet occupation; living in Šiauliai; obtaining a visa for Japan; traveling to Vladivostok, then Kōbe-shi; involuntary transfer to Shanghai; assistance from the Joint until Pearl Harbor; a last communication from his family from Poland in October 1942; ghettoization; cordial relations with the Chinese; emigration to the United States in 1947; finding a position as a rabbi; and marriage to a Hungarian survivor. Mr. S. shows photographs.
    S., Solomon, 1917-
    New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1990
    Interview Date
    November 27, 1990.
    Zagórów (Poland)
    Siedlce (Poland)
    Warsaw (Poland)
    Deblin (Warsaw, Poland)
    Kovelʹ (Ukraine)
    Vilnius (Lithuania)
    Šiauliai (Lithuania)
    Vladivostok (Russia)
    Kōbe-shi (Japan)
    Shanghai (China)
    Cite As
    Solomon S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1715). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Pery, Jaschael, interviewer.

    Physical Details

    2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (2 hr., 17 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Antisemitism Prewar.
    Soviet occupation.
    Postwar experiences.

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