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Abe G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2754) interviewed by Janice M. Dover and Edwin A. Hiscock,

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2754

Videotape testimony of Abe G., who was born in Warka, Poland in 1911. He recalls moving to Białobrzegi; learning to be a shoemaker from his father; making boots for Nazis after German invasion; deportation with his brothers to Skarżysko in 1942; slave labor in Werke A, a munitions factory; transfer to Częstochowa; transfer with his youngest brother (the other remained) to Buchenwald in 1944; liberation by United States troops in April 1945; recuperation in sanatoria in Weimar and Munich; living in Föhrenwald and Landsberg displaced persons camps; learning from their uncle in the U.S. that their other brother had survived; reunion with him; marriage; his daughter's birth; emigration to the U.S. with his uncle's help (his brothers followed); and establishing a shoemaking shop. He notes hundreds of relatives were killed in the Holocaust.

G., Abe, 1911-
Kansas City, Kansas : Midwest Center for Holocaust Education, 1994
Interview Date
September 19, 1994.
Warka (Poland)
Białobrzegi (Radom, Poland)
Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Munich (Germany)
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Abe G. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2754). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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