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Eric M. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2893) interviewed by Ann Solov Walker,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2893

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    Videotape testimony of Eric M., who was born in Vienna, Austria, in 1907, one of five brothers. He recalls attending public school; his father's death; receiving a business degree in 1930, then a law degree in 1933; the Anschluss; efforts to obtain emigration documents for him and his mother (his brothers had emigrated earlier); incarceration in a school on May 28, 1938; transfer to Dachau; assistance from a non-Jewish prisoner when he fainted during appell (roll-call); arduous slave labor; assistance from his father's former business competitor; transfer to Buchenwald; obtaining a visa from a cousin's uncle in the United States; release from Buchenwald in January 1939; traveling to Vienna; traveling to London; marriage to a women he knew from Vienna; and arrival in the United States in November. Mr. M. discusses emotional difficulties in a concentration camp, which were harder for him than the physical abuse.
    M., Eric, 1907-
    Peabody, Mass. : Holocaust Center of the Jewish Federation of the North Shore, 1995
    Interview Date
    May 9, 1995.
    Vienna (Austria)
    London (England)
    Cite As
    Eric M. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2893). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Walker, Ann Solov, interviewer.

    Physical Details

    2 copies: 3/4 in. master; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (57 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Mutual aid.
    Aid by non-Jews.

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