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Eichmann Trial -- Session 63 -- Submission of documents; witness Y. Gutman

Film | Accession Number: 1999.A.0087 | RG Number: RG-60.2100.076 | Film ID: 2075

Session 63. Attorney General introduces two more documents - speech by Himmler to senior SS, at Posen, Oct 1943 [T/1288]. Himmler states that all the Jews will be exterminated - that is the goal. Admits - Jewish belongings were turned over to the Reich. Himmler's chapter on discipline is read.

00:11:51 Yisrael Gutman's testimony (all of Gutman's testimony is also on Tape 2074). Active in Warsaw ghetto uprising. Arrested, describes destroyed Warsaw. Went to Majdanek. Describes experiences there. Selections. Role calls. Survived because he was given medicine - rarity, sick Jews normally shot. Met Jewish historian Dr. Yitzhak Schiper in camp. Latrines. Whips. Kapos. Selections to change camps - failed three times, then went to Auschwitz A. Describes underground movement, Sonderkommando revolt. Describes trying to organize getting explosives, smuggling them out of factory. Taken to Mauthausen - death march.

Film Title
Eichmann Trial
Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:49:14
Event Date
1961 June 02
Locale
Jerusalem, Israel
Language
English
German
Hebrew
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
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: 2018-04-26 13:44:40
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