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Leo Z. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2625) interviewed by Warren H. Robinson and Patrick Robichaud,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2625

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    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.
    Z., Leo, 1920-
    Kansas City, Kansas : Midwest Center for Holocaust Education, 1994
    Interview Date
    July 21, 1994.
    Włocławek (Poland)
    Chodzież (Poland)
    Cite As
    Leo Z. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2625). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Robinson, Warren H., interviewer.
    Robichaud, Patrick, interviewer.

    Physical Details

    2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (44 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Survivor-child relations.
    Postwar experiences.

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