Werner G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2969) interviewed by Leo Spitzer and Marianne Hirsch
- La Paz, Bolivia : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 1995
- Interview Date
- March 21, 1995.
- 4 copies: Hi8 master; Betacam SP dub; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Werner G. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2969). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Werner G., who was born in Breslau, Germany (presently Wrocław, Poland) in 1920. He recalls antisemitic harassment in school; participating in socialist Jewish youth movements; his father's incarceration in Buchenwald; leaving school to help support his parents; an aborted attempt to escape to Czechoslovakia in 1936; traveling to Amsterdam via Luxembourg with assistance from a Jewish organization; his parents' emigration to Bolivia; his mother obtaining a Bolivian visa for him; emigration to join them; participating in anti-Nazi movements; his career as a publisher and book store owner; antisemitic incidents; and recent involvement in the Jewish community.