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Oral history interview with Robert Turner

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1263.36 | RG Number: RG-50.166.0036

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Robert D. Turner, born July 22, 1919 in New Brookland (West Columbia), SC, discusses working for a phone company in 1940; being drafted into the US Army in November 1941; going to Le Havre, France then Germany; experiencing several weeks of artillery fire; going to near the Austrian border in April 1945 and finding the remnants of a concentration camp; conditions in the camp and his personal reactions; the burial of the camp victims; returning home a month later and never discussing his experience; and the importance of people knowing about the Holocaust.

Interviewee
Robert Turner
Date
1991 September 19  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 videotape reel (1" Type C) : sound, color ; 1 in..
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:49:25
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