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Piotr R. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3736) interviewed by Anna Lipphardt and Dieter Hegeu

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-3736

Videotape testimony of Piotr R., who was born in Drahichyn, Poland (presently Belarus) in 1923. In addition to information in a previously recorded testimony (HVT-3304), Mr. R. recounts is mother giving him the family photographs to save; his German supervisor hiding him after the October 1942 mass killing and instructing him how to act as a non-Jew; marriage in 1949; the births of his children; attending a survivor conference in Warsaw in 1996; and his attempts to locate and honor the German who saved him. Mr. R. notes that only two of his five siblings survived. He shows photographs and documents.

Author/Creator
R., Piotr, 1923-
Published
Potsdam, Germany : Moses Mendelsohn Zentrum für europäisch-jüdische Studien, Universität Potsdam, 1997
Interview Date
March 13, 1997.
Language
German
Copies
2 copies: Betacam SP dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Piotr R. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3736). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/4298853
Record last modified: 2015-07-20 13:05:00
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