Morris K. Holocaust testimony (HVT-232) interviewed by Louis Micheels
- New Haven, Conn. : Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies at Yale, 1984
- Interview Date
- January 30, 1984.
- 3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Morris K. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-232). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Morris K., who was born in Pruz︠h︡any, Poland. Mr. K. describes the Russian occupation, after which he was made the manager of a department store; the German occupation of Pruz︠h︡any; the Judenrat and confinement in a ghetto; and a confrontation between German officers and partisans which led to the liquidation of the ghetto and Mr. K's deportation to Auschwitz/Birkenau. He details his injury during an enemy bombing and his subsequent narrow escape from the crematoria; the death march to Mauthausen; slave labor in Melk; his liberation from Ebensee; brief visits to Germany and Austria; and his emigration to the United States. Mr. K. also describes his participation in survivor activities and his appearances as a school speaker since his retirement in 1976.