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Gustav R. Holocaust testimony (HVT-54) interviewed by Laurel Vlock and Iza Erlich,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-54

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    Overview

    Summary
    Videotape testimony of Gustav R., who was born in Darmstadt, Germany in 1929. He speaks of his childhood in pre-war Germany; differences in the attitudes of his parents towards Judaism; the rise of Nazism in Germany; his father's arrest and imprisonment in Buchenwald in the wake of Kristallnacht; the difficulties encountered by his family in attempts to leave Germany; the family's eventual emigration to the United States after spending one and one-half years in Cuba; and the influences his wartime experiences had on his later life, particularly on his relationship with his children.
    Author/Creator
    R., Gustav, 1929-
    Published
    New Haven, Conn. : Holocaust Survivors Film Project, 1980
    Interview Date
    April 12, 1980.
    Locale
    Germany
    Darmstadt (Germany)
    Cuba
    Cite As
    Gustav R. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-54). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Vlock, Laurel, interviewer.
    Erlich, Iza, interviewer.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Copies
    3 copies: 3/4 in. master 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (2 hrs., 25 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Crystal Night, 1938.
    Child survivors.
    Survivor-child relations.

    Administrative Notes

    Link to Yale University Library Catalog:
    http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/616720
    Record last modified:
    2018-06-04 13:28:00
    This page:
    https:​/​/collections.ushmm.org​/search​/catalog​/hvt616720

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