Leo Z. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2625) interviewed by Warren H. Robinson and Patrick Robichaud
- Kansas City, Kansas : Midwest Center for Holocaust Education, 1994
- Interview Date
- July 21, 1994.
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Leo Z. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2625). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Leo Z., who was born in Włocławek, Poland in 1920 one of seven children. He recalls German invasion; ghettoization; deportation to Kolmar (Chodzież) for forced labor in 1941; transfer to Poznań, then Auschwitz/Birkenau, in 1943; a beating for an escape attempt; transfer to Buchenwald, then Essen; slave labor in a Krupp factory for about eighteen months; liberation from a train by United States troops; returning home seeking relatives; learning no one survived; traveling to Germany; living in Landsberg displaced persons camp; and emigration to the United States. Mr. Z. notes sharing his story with his children when they were young and their disbelief.