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Joseph Z. Holocaust testimony (HVT-112) interviewed by Laurel Vlock and Dori Laub

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-112

Videotape testimony of Joseph Z., who was born in Vienna in 1918. He describes his childhood and youth, relating instances of antisemitism; the political situation in Austria before the Anschluss; the German occupation of Austria (which forced him to leave medical school); his subsequent training in tailoring and English and work in his father's tailor shop; his emigration to the United States via Paris and London with his parents and two younger sisters; and his service in the American army (he was drafted in 1942) interrogating German prisoners.

Author/Creator
Z., Joseph, 1918-
Published
New Haven, Conn. : Holocaust Survivors Film Project, 1980
Interview Date
February 23, 1980.
Language
English
Copies
3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Joseph Z. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-112). 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/616803
Record last modified: 2015-03-27 08:41:00
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