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Nanu D. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3950) interviewed by Raymond Kaplan

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-3950

Videotape testimony of Nanu D., who was born in Bucharest, Romania in 1928. He recalls his family's relative wealth; his father's death in 1933; generous uncles providing for him and his brother; being taken daily for forced farm labor outside Bucharest in summer 1943; clearing bombing rubble in Bucharest in the fall; bombing by Germans after Romania broke with Germany; liberation by Soviet troops; postwar antisemitism under the communists; emigration to the United States in 1961 (he left his mother and brother who died in 1970 and 1971 respectively); marriage; and visiting family graves in Romania with his wife in 1996. Mr. D. extensively discusses Romanian history and politics.

Author/Creator
D., Nanu, 1928-
Published
Mahwah, N.J. : Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, 1997
Interview Date
March 7, 1997.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Nanu D. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3950). 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/4528236
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:44:00
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