Werner G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2969) interviewed by Leo Spitzer and Marianne Hirsch,
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.
- 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.