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Frank A. Holocaust testimony (HVT-4346) interviewed by Ann Solov Walker

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-4346

Videotape testimony of Frank A., who served in the United States Army in World War II. He recounts mobilization; transfer to England; landing in Normandy; being wounded by friendly fire; liberating Dachau; observing unburied corpses; taking photographs of the corpses and emaciated survivors; United States officers forcing local German civilians to walk through the camp (they denied knowledge of what happened there), to dig graves, and to bury the corpses; and his departure two hours later. Mr. A. notes sending his photographs of Dachau to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and showing them in a school.

Author/Creator
A., Frank.
Published
Peabody, Mass. : Holocaust Center of the Jewish Federation of the North Shore, 2005
Interview Date
March 9, 2005.
Language
English
Copies
3 copies: Betacam SP master ; 1/2 in. VHS submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Frank A. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-4346). 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/7868524
Record last modified: 2012-08-23 15:19:00
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