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Max L. Holocaust testimony (HVT-4348) interviewed by Ann Solov Walker,

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-4348

Videotape testimony of Max L., who was born in Wuppertal, Germany in 1921, the younger of two children. He recounts attending public and Hebrew schools; antisemitic harassment; participating in a Jewish scout group; anti-Jewish boycotts and restrictions; his bar mitzvah in 1934, the last time his extended family was together; his sister's emigration to the United States in 1936; his emigration in 1937; his parents' arrival in 1938; military draft in 1942; training as a dental technician; marriage; and the births of two children. Mr. L. discusses planning a ten-day visit to Germany in 1987; leaving after two days due to painful memories; and the loss of most of his extended family in the Holocaust.

L., Max, 1921-
Peabody, Mass. : Holocaust Center of the Jewish Federation of the North Shore, 2005
Interview Date
August 23, 2005.
Wuppertal (Germany)
3 copies: Betacam SP dub; 1/2" VHS submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Max L. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-4348). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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