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Nachman T. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1911) interviewed by Razyl Kalifowicz-Waletsky

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1911

Videotape testimony of Nachman T., who was born in Goworowo, Russia (presently Poland) in 1910. He recalls attending a Jewish school; learning to be a tailor; participating in the Bund; his father's death; German invasion; fleeing with his three brothers to Soviet-occupied Białystok; his mother's flight with an uncle; his whole family working in Orishche; being warned of Germans approaching; traveling to Kuĭbyshev, then to Kazakhstan; working on a collective farm; a brief trip to Alma-Ata; returning to the farm; working with coal from 1943 to 1946; returning to Poland; marriage; living in Wrocław; the births of two children; his brothers' and mother's emigration to Israel and the United States; and emigrating with his family to the United States in 1967, joining his mother and brother.

Author/Creator
T., Nachman, 1910-
Published
New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1992
Interview Date
January 8, 1992.
Language
Yiddish
Copies
3 copies: 3/4 in. dub; Betacam SP restoration master; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Nachman T. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1911). 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/4296322
Record last modified: 2012-10-08 15:20:00
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