Leib B. Holocaust testimony (HVT-4410) interviewed by Rachel Wizner,
Videotape testimony of Leib B., who was born in Kraków, Poland in 1920, one of seven children. He recalls attending public school; studying at the Bobowa Yeshiva from 1937 to 1939; returning home when war was imminent; German invasion; two brothers and one sister escaping through Hungary and Romania to Israel; ghettoization in 1941; deportation to Tarnów, then Brzesko; joining an aunt in a town near Bochnia; learning his parents had died from typhus; returning to the Kraków ghetto with his youngest brothers; moving to Bochnia; deportation with two brothers and a sister in 1943 to Trezbinia, then Auschwitz; slave labor carrying tracks; transfer with one brother to a missile factory in January 1945, then to Bergen-Belsen; liberation by British troops in April; living in the displaced persons camp; moving to a religious kibbutz in Frankfurt am Main; marriage; moving to Weisbaden; assistance from UNRRA; his brother's marriage in Hannover in 1947 and emigration to the United States; the birth of his first child; and emigration to join his brother in 1949. Mr. B. shows documents and photographs.
- New Haven, Conn. : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 2006
- Interview Date
- February 8, 2006.
Tarnów (Województwo Małopolskie, Poland)
Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
- 3 copies: DVCam Master; Betacam SP submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Leib B. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-4410). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.