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Ib J. Holocaust testimony (HVT-533) interviewed by Dana L. Kline and Susan Millen

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-533

Videotape testimony of Ib J., who was born in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1924. Mr. J. speaks of his education and family life; the German occupation; becoming involved with the underground; sabotaging Nazi cars and trucks; and his feelings when a comrade was killed in an underground action. He describes the gradual reaction of the Danish population to the occupation and provides a general overview of the growth and activities of the Danish underground movement. Mr. J. also expresses his disappointment with the way in which certain people behaved immediately following the war; his embarrassment when thanked by Jews for his efforts; his shock upon entering German concentration camps two weeks after liberation; and the postwar settlement of Jews in Denmark.

Author/Creator
J., Ib, 1924-
Published
New Haven, Conn. : Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies at Yale, 1985
Interview Date
January 16, 1985.
Language
English
Copies
3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Ib J. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-533). 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/967633
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