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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 Date
1961 June 01
Jerusalem, Israel
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of The Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archives of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 10:58:54
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