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David A. Holocaust testimony (HVT-62) interviewed by Phyllis O. Ziman Tobin and Dori Laub

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-62

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.

Author/Creator
A., David, 1928-
Published
New York, N.Y. : Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies at Yale, 1982
Interview Date
October 30, 1982.
Language
English
Copies
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.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/616780
Record last modified: 2015-03-03 14:11:00
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