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Eichmann Trial -- Sessions 61 and 62 -- Testimonies of A. Breslauer, A. Fleischmann, L. Gordon

Film | Accession Number: 1999.A.0087 | RG Number: RG-60.2100.074 | Film ID: 2073

Session 61 (beginning). State Attorney Bach describes two statements by Eichmann admitting his plan to deport all Jews from Budapest. Coughing and sneezing from interpreter. 00:07:17 Cuts out. Witness Arye Zvi Breszlauer describes leaving Hungary. What he saw at Hegyeshalom - thousand of Jews locked in a courtyard and barn having been forced to march 220 km; to be handed over to the Germans. 00:15:35 describes people he saw on his way back to Budapest, on arrival told his passport had expired. 00:17:12 Cuts out. Witness Aviva Fleischmann from Budapest. Describes being rounded up and taken to brick factory, locked in cells - children, women, and pregnant women. 00:20:58 describes being forced to march for eight days, people died on way. 00:23:49 Cuts out. Arrived at Lichtenwörth; describes spotted fever epidemic. 00:27:25 Describes food given and treatment of pregnant women and death of their babies. 00:30:30 Transferred, unloads transport of dying men. Not allowed to give them water.

00:33:17 Session 62 (beginning). State Attorney Bach describes Becher's interrogation/trial where he admits that funds of Hungarian Jews went into his possession [exhibit T/689]. 00:40:42 Cuts out. Witness Leslie Gordon, Polish citizen living in Hungary; forced to leave Hungary when Germans invaded Poland, transported back to Poland. Explains procedure of deportation. 00:45:25 Cuts out. Interrogated by Germans, beaten up for not handing over Jewish whereabouts. Identifies Eichmann.

Film Title
Eichmann Trial
Event:  1961 June 01
Production:  1961 June 01
Jerusalem, Israel
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of The Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archives of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 21:56:15
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