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Morris K. Holocaust testimony (HVT-232) interviewed by Louis Micheels

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-232

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.

Author/Creator
K., Morris, 1921?-
Published
New Haven, Conn. : Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies at Yale, 1984
Interview Date
January 30, 1984.
Language
English
Copies
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.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/614468
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