Manfred M. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1742) interviewed by Devorah Mann
- New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1991
- Interview Date
- January 9, 1991.
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Manfred M. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1742). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotaped testimony of Manfred M., who was born in Hamburg, Germany in 1917, one of seven children. He recalls cordial relations with non-Jews until 1933; working for the Warburg banking firm; an announcement in 1937 that the bank would become a German firm; Mr. Warburg leaving in tears; several of his own siblings leaving Germany; realizing he had to leave; asking Mr. Warburg for assistance; receiving papers to emigrate to the United States through Mr. Warburg's son; scheduling his emigration for November 11, 1938; Kristallnacht taking place on November 10; arrest shortly thereafter; incarceration in Sachsenhausen for eight days; release through his mother's efforts; and leaving for Amsterdam, and then the United States. Mr. M. notes his mother risked her life for him and that she did survive. He shows photographs.