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Fred H. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1770) interviewed by Toby Blum-Dobkin,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1770

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    Videotape testimony of Fred H., who was born in Staňkov in the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy (presently Czech Republic) in 1906. He recounts his family's move to Plzeň in 1909; attending public school; his father's service in the first World War; his Austrian patriotism; the transition to Czechoslovakia; studying in Paris and Prague; accompanying a cousin to the United States in August 1938; deciding not to return after the Munich agreement; illegally living in Toronto and Montréal; receiving a U.S. visa; traveling to London; meeting his mother and brother in Paris in August 1939; their emigration to the United States; traveling to Brussels after war broke out; emigration to the United States from England; marriage in 1949; and teaching history. Mr. H. discusses Jewish and family history; the German government's approval of his doctoral dissertation in 1977; and teaching courses on the Holocaust. He shows photographs and documents.
    H., Fred, 1906-
    New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1991
    Interview Date
    March 19, 1991.
    Staňkov (Czech Republic)
    Plzeň (Czech Republic)
    Paris (France)
    Prague (Czech Republic)
    Montréal (Québec)
    Toronto (Ont.)
    London (England)
    Brussels (Belgium)
    Cite As
    Fred H. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1770). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Blum-Dobkin, Toby, interviewer.
    Related publication: Lieber Stürmer : Leserbriefe an d. NS-Kampfblatt 1924-1945 : e. Dokumentation aus d. Leo-Baeck-Inst., New York / Fred Hahn; [Bearb. d. dt. Ausg. von Günther Wagenlehner]. -- Stuttgart-Degerloch : Seewald, 1978.

    Physical Details

    2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (1 hr., 59 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Postwar experiences.

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