Samuel R. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3720) interviewed by Andrés José Nader and Eva Lezzi
- Potsdam, Germany : Moses Mendelssohn Zentrum für europäisch-jüdische Studien, Universität Potsdam, 1996
- Interview Date
- June 25, 1996.
- 2 copies: Betacam SP dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Samuel R. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3720). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Samuel R., who was born in Koszyce, Poland in 1923. In addition to information included in a previously recorded testimony (HVT-2670), Mr. H. recalls living in Łódź with his fellow escapee after its liberation; returning to Paris on the last transport of deportees in July 1945; reunion with his siblings; marriage to a fellow Resistant/survivor in 1946; his daughter's birth in 1949; various careers; continuing commitment to leftist causes; and he and his wife speaking at schools about their experiences. He discusses his nightmares resulting from the war years; reluctance to discuss his experiences for many years; the impact of their experiences on their daughter; and French collaborators.