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Barbie Trial -- Day 13 -- Witnesses testify

Film | Accession Number: 2005.516.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1536 | Film ID: 3909

The testimony of Mme. Léa Feldblum continues. She finishes answering a question posed by the President, Cerdini, before recounting her deportation to Birkenau and subsequent separation from the children she had accompanied from Izieu. She makes direct reference to Zlatin, the husband of Mme. Sabina Zlatin (maiden name Chwast), whose testimony was on May 27, 1987 (Film ID 3908). Feldblum discusses her life at Birkenau, the selection process led by Josef Mengele, and her liberation in 1945 by Russian troops. M. Rappaport, attorney for the prosecution, describes Feldblum's decision to voluntarily accompany the children of Izieu to Birkenau.

16:05:15 The President introduces the next witness, M. Julien Favet. Favet was employed in agriculture in Izieu. He identifies Barbie at the request of the President. M. Verges, attorney for the defense, and M. Rappaport, attorney for the prosecution, cross examine Favet, focusing on his absence from the trial of Lucien Bourdon, his recognition of Barbie, and comparisons between the testimonies of M. Favet and M. Reifmann. The President suspends the session at the conclusion of Favet's cross examination.

Event Date
1987 May 27
Lyon, France
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Institut National de L'Audiovisuel
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