Fred S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3765) interviewed by Dana L. Kline and Helen Katz
- New Haven, Conn. : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 1997
- Interview Date
- July 29, 1997.
- 3 copies: Betacam SP master; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Fred S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3765). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Fred S., who was born in Vienna, Austria in 1924. He recalls his family's poverty; attending gymnasium; antisemitic harassment; membership in Betar; the Anschluss; antisemitic harassment in the streets; his sister's emigration to the United States in May 1938; he and his parents joining her in June; his brother's emigration via Italy in August; attending high school; military draft in 1943; antisemitism in basic training; service in the Pacific; hospitalization after being wounded; returning home; discharge in August 1945; marriage in 1951; his business career; and visiting Vienna in 1973 with his son. He shows photographs and documents.