Leon S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3570)
- Tel Aviv, Israel : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 1993
- Interview Date
- August 2, 1993.
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Leon S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3570). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Leon S., who was born in 1923, one of six children. He recounts attending public school and cheder in Chrzanów, Poland; participating in Gordonyah; working in his father's barber shop; German invasion; fleeing to Miechów; returning home; deportation to Gogolin; returning home a year later; deportation to Markstädt, Fünfteichen, Gross-Rosen, Flossenbürg, then Regensburg; slave labor on railroad lines; working as a barber (he cut the camp kommandant's hair); receiving extra food for shaving prisoners; Allied bombings; escaping from a death march; liberation by United States troops; traveling to Altötting, then Ulm; emigration to Palestine via France; and reunion with his sister.