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Eichmann Trial -- Sessions 66, 67 and 68 -- Testimonies of S. Srebnik, A. Lindwasser, D. Wdowinski, A. Oppenheimer

Film | Accession Number: 1999.A.0087 | RG Number: RG-60.2100.079 | Film ID: 2078

Session 66. Witness Simon Srebrnik talks about dismantling the camp of Chelmno. He was shot, shows wound to court. He describes how he pretended to be dead and then escaped. 00:04:07 Describes the Russians arriving and being liberated. 00:05:51 Asked about his mother, explains that he cannot sleep at night. 00:06:59 Cuts out.

00:07:00 Witness Avraham Lindwasser. Worked as a dentist in Treblinka - pulling out teeth. Until he came across the body of his sister. 00:10:06 describes how he then told Dr. Zimmerman, a Jewish Kapo, he could not carry on anymore. Talks of amount of gold collected. 00:12:50 Cuts out.

00:12:52 Session 67. Witness Dr. David Wdowinski is asked how he managed to bake Matzoh. German soldiers, having returned from the front, jeered at the Obersturmführer for not going to war and instead dealing with the Jews. 00:15:39 End of this witness's testimony. 00:16:32 End of session.

00:17:00 Session 68. Empty courtroom. 00:20:38 Cuts in and out as court is about to begin session. 00:21:09 starts again. The showing of film is permitted.

00:22:50 Cuts out. Witness Alfred Oppenheimer. Describes hiding in the toilets of Auschwitz, because the Nazis were burning the huts and shooting people as they ran out. Describes liberation by the Russians, and how much he weighed at the time of liberation.

Film Title
Eichmann Trial
Event:  1961 June 06
Production:  1961 June 06-1961 June 07
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: 2021-06-03 12:45:32
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