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Manfred H. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2134) interviewed by David Herman and Henry M. Strage,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2134

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    Summary
    Videotape testimony of Manfred H., who was born in Stettin, Germany (presently Szczecin, Poland) in 1934. He recalls attending a Jewish school; confiscation of his father's business in 1938; his father's arrest on Kristallnacht; his return after three months; receiving papers for three for Palestine; his father deciding they would stay so no one would be left behind; deportation of Jews from Stettin to Bełźyce in 1940; his brother's job in the Jewish police protecting them; hiding during round-ups; ghettoization; transfer with his parents and brother to Budzyń; slave labor in a Heinkel aircraft factory; public shootings and hangings of saboteurs; transfer to Mielec; aircraft work; a German civilian worker giving him extra food; transfer to Flossenbürg (his mother remained behind); slave labor in a Messerschmitt factory; a Red Cross visit; his brother's transport (he never saw him again); his father's death; train transport and a death march; abandonment by the guards; liberation by United States troops; hospitalization; assistance from UNRRA; emigration to England; living in group homes and in Glasgow; learning his mother had survived; visiting her in Sweden in 1946; her death in 1947; assistance from a cousin in London; marriage in 1957; and raising two sons. Mr. H. discusses not sharing his experiences with his sons and being the sole survivor of a large family. He shows a document.
    Author/Creator
    H., Manfred, 1930-
    Published
    London, England : British Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 1992
    Interview Date
    May 13, 1992.
    Locale
    Poland
    Bełżyce
    England
    Germany
    Szczecin (Poland)
    Bełżyce (Poland)
    Glasgow (Scotland)
    Sweden
    Cite As
    Manfred H. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2134). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Strage, Henry M., interviewer.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Copies
    2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (2 hr., 22 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Crystal Night, 1938.
    Antisemitism Prewar.
    Child survivors.
    Hiding.
    Mass killings.
    Postwar experiences.
    Survivor-child relations.
    Subjects
    Holocaust survivors. Video tapes. Men. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives. World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, Jewish. Kristallnacht, 1938. Jewish councils. World War, 1939-1945--Children. Jewish children in the Holocaust. Jewish ghettos. Jews--Poland--Bełżyce. World War, 1939-1945--Atrocities. Forced labor. Sabotage. Death marches. Orphanages--England. Families. Brothers. Fathers and sons. Mothers and sons. Germany. Oral histories (document genres) Szczecin (Poland) Bełżyce (Poland) Glasgow (Scotland) Sweden. H., Manfred,--1930- Budzyn (Concentration camp) Flossenbürg (Concentration camp) Ernst Heinkel-Flugzeugwerke. Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm. International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration.

    Administrative Notes

    Link to Yale University Library Catalog:
    http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/4296571
    Record last modified:
    2018-05-30 11:44:00
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