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Harry T. Holocaust testimony (HVT-39) interviewed by Laurel Vlock and Nanette Auerhahn

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-39

Videotape testimony of Harry T., who was born in Giessen, Germany in 1921. Mr. T. describes growing up as the only Jewish boy in Zürbach, a farm village near Frankfurt; the rise of antisemitism and anti-Jewish activities; his training in Frankfurt to become a cabinetmaker; his return home after Kristallnacht; slave labor; and leaving his family in Frankfurt in 1941. He tells of his transport from Berlin to Barcelona, Spain; his imprisonment there and then in an internment camp near the French border; his release by the Quakers; and his emigration, via Portugal, to the United States. The effects of his wartime experiences are also discussed.

T., Harry, 1921-
New Haven, Conn. : Holocaust Survivors Film Project, 1980
Interview Date
March 1, 1980.
3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
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Harry T. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-39). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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