Gerald F. Holocaust testimony (HVT-4407) interviewed by Susan Millen and Sara Moss Herz
- New Haven, Conn. : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 2007
- Interview Date
- December 12, 2007.
- 3 copies: DVCam Master; Betacam SP submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Gerald F. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-4407). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Gerald F., who was born in Berlin, Germany in 1921, one of three children. He recounts his father being wounded in World War I; attending school; increasing antisemitism; attending a Jewish school; expropriation of his father's business; emigration to England via the Netherlands in 1938; working on a farm and attending evening classes at Cambridge University; his family joining him; imprisonment as an enemy alien; transfer to the Isle of Man five months later; reunion with his brother and father after his release; attending university in London; working as a chemist with Margaret Thatcher; and emigrating with his family to the United States in 1951. Mr. F. discusses the murders of many relatives in the Holocaust, and writing a book about his experiences. He shows documents, photographs, and books he has written.