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Max G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-129) interviewed by Robert Prince and Nanette Auerhahn,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-129

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    Summary
    Videotape testimony of Max G., who was born in Russia in 1908. Mr. G. describes his childhood in Lubartów; his family's move to Lublin, Poland, in 1918; his status as a violin prodigy and his conservatory training in Vienna; his move to Berlin after the first World War, and his eighteen years in Berlin, including his marriage and business successes. He also details his emigration to Belgium after Kristallnacht; life in Belgium; his arrest and internment in a concentration and a transit camp in Belgium; his deportation, with his wife, to Auschwitz; the death march, a year and a half later, through Austria to Mauthausen, then to Ebensee, where he was liberated after one year. Postwar experiences include his recovery in Marienbad and Brussels; the death of his first wife; emigration to the United States in 1950; and his second marriage and divorce.
    Author/Creator
    G., Max, 1908-
    Published
    New York, N.Y. : Holocaust Survivors Film Project, 1980
    Interview Date
    July 30, 1980.
    Locale
    Soviet Union
    Poland
    Lubartów (Poland)
    Lublin (Poland)
    Vienna (Austria)
    Berlin (Germany)
    Belgium
    Brussels (Belgium)
    Mariánské Lázně (Czech Republic)
    Cite As
    Max G. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-129). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Prince, Robert, interviewer.
    Auerhahn, Nanette, 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 (1 hr.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Crystal Night, 1938.

    Administrative Notes

    Link to Yale University Library Catalog:
    http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/616905
    Record last modified:
    2018-05-30 11:45:00
    This page:
    https:​/​/collections.ushmm.org​/search​/catalog​/hvt616905

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