Abraham P. and Morris P. Holocaust testimony (HVT-141)
- Kansas City, Mo. : Holocaust Survivors Film Project, 1979
- Interview Date
- 3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Abraham P. and Morris P. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-141). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of brothers Abraham P., born in Łódź, Poland in 1913 and Morris P., born in Łódź, Poland in 1914. They recall their family of six children; their father's death in 1923; attending school a half day and working long hours as tailors; antisemitic incidents; German invasion; anti-Jewish measures; and ghettoization in 1940. They describe extreme hunger, forced labor and round-ups; transport to Auschwitz with their family; transfer ten days later to Dachau together with their older brother; conditions of hard labor, beatings, selections, cold and hunger; transfer to Kaufering; transport on a train; their older brother's death; escape; and liberation by American troops. They relate recovery in a sanitarium; life in the Feldafing displaced persons camp; Abraham P.'s reunion with his wife; locating their surviving sister; Morris P.'s marriage; and emigration to the United States.