David A. Holocaust testimony (HVT-62) interviewed by Phyllis O. Ziman Tobin and Dori Laub,
Videotape testimony of David A., who was born in Krosno, Poland in 1928 and moved to Chorzów in 1930. He describes his happy, traditional but not orthodox, home. He discusses the German occupation; the rounding up of Jews; removal to the Krosno and Rzeszów ghettos in 1940; his experiences as a slave laborer before deportation to Płaszów in 1940; slave labor, living conditions and mass killings at Płaszów; a move to Sachsenhausen in 1943; and work in a munitions factory until its bombing and liberation by the United States in 1945. He describes his postwar experiences in Berlin; his return to Poland to find his father; their reunion; and his emigration to the United States in 1949 and his life thereafter.
- New York, N.Y. : Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies at Yale, 1982
- Interview Date
- October 30, 1982.
Krosno (Województwo Podkarpackie, Poland)
Chorzów (Województwo Śląskie, Poland)
- 3 copies: 3/4in. master; 3/4in. dub; and 1/2in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- David A. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-62). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.