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Leon Z. Holocaust testimony (HVT-207) interviewed by Dori Laub

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-207

Videotape testimony of Leon Z., who was born in Poland. He speaks of the German takeover in 1941; daily incidents in the ghetto such as a massacre of fifty people in the town center while an orchestra was playing; and his escape from the ghetto and hiding in the woods with his brother to avoid a round-up for deportation. He relates his later transfer to a labor camp, where he was reunited with his brother; avoiding a selection in the camp by hiding in a barrel and being spared by the Nazi who found him there; his escape from the camp back to the ghetto; and his escape from the ghetto to join a group of Red Army partisans in White Russia.

Author/Creator
Z., Leon.
Published
New Haven, Conn. : Holocaust Survivors Film Project, 1980
Interview Date
March 22, 1980.
Language
English
Copies
3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Leon Z. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-207). 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/617031
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 16:31:00
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