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Oral history interview with Narsay Serges

Oral History | Accession Number: 1989.346.50 | RG Number: RG-50.031.0050

Narsay Serges describes landing in Normandy, France six days after D-Day; fighting at the Battle of the Bulge; approaching the Buchenwald camp around April 12, 1945; being appalled and nonplussed by the camp; taking photographs of the survivors; the restricted diet placed given to the survivors; conditions in the camp; the surviving inmates, who were Jews, Poles, Russians, and clergymen; the papier-mâché memorial erected in honor of the camp victims; his job to keep the Americans away from the camp; and how his experiences at Buchenwald have affected his whole life.

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Narsay Serges
interview:  1984 March 01
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 20:09:37
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