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

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2754

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    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)
    Cite As
    Abe G. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2754). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Dover, Janice M., interviewer.
    Hiscock, Edwin A., interviewer.
    Related material: Joseph G. Holocaust testimony [brother] (HVT-2614), Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.

    Physical Details

    2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (46 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Postwar experiences.

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