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Harry M. Holocaust testimony (HVT-41) interviewed by Laurel Vlock and Nanette Auerhahn

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-41

Videotape testimony of Harry M., who was born, one of five children, in a small town in the province of Kielce, Poland, in 1925. Mr. M. remembers the constant antisemitism during his childhood; the German occupation of 1939; the brutality of the German soldiers; the deportations; the murder of his parents; his deportation to Płaszów, where he was a slave laborer; his two successful escapes from Płaszów; his return to the camp due to conditions outside; and his transfer to Flossenbürg in 1943 and Dachau in 1944. He also describes several incidents within the camps; the death march from Dachau and his recovery in a displaced persons camp; his philosophy of survival and his belief that one must have faith in God.

Author/Creator
M., Harry, 1925-
Published
New Haven, Conn. : Holocaust Survivors Film Project, 1980
Interview Date
March 1, 1980.
Language
English
Copies
3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Harry M. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-41). 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/616872
Record last modified: 2013-06-05 14:49:00
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