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David L. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3235) interviewed by Lawrence L. Langer,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-3235

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    Videotape testimony of David L., who was born in Futoma, Poland in 1915. He recalls eighteen months in the Polish military prior to 1939; German invasion; ghettoization with his brothers and parents in Rzeszów; separation from his parents and one brother (he never saw them again); liquidation of the ghetto; transport with his brother to Wieliczka, then Mielec; slave labor in an airplane factory; transfer to Flossenbürg, then Altenhammer; return to Flossenbürg a year later; liberation by United States troops; staying in Hochfeld displaced persons camp; some assistance from UNRRA; living in Germany until emigrating with his brother to the United States in 1949; marriage; and his daughter's birth. Mr. L. discusses a severe beating in camp; becoming hardened in order to survive the ghetto and camps; nightmares for many years after the war; and sharing his experiences with his daughter.
    L., David, 1915-
    Brookline, Mass. : Brookline Holocaust Memorial Committee, 1990
    Interview Date
    September 11, 1990.
    Futoma (Poland)
    Rzeszów (Poland)
    Cite As
    David L. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3235). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Langer, Lawrence L., interviewer.

    Physical Details

    2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (1 hr., 25 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Postwar experiences.
    Postwar effects.

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