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Fred S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3765) interviewed by Dana L. Kline and Helen Katz

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-3765

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.

Author/Creator
S., Fred, 1924-
Published
New Haven, Conn. : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 1997
Interview Date
July 29, 1997.
Language
English
Copies
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.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/4339396
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:42:00
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