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Oral history interview with Jim Cacioppo

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1995.A.1269.3 | RG Number: RG-50.470.0003

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    Oral history interview with Jim Cacioppo


    Interview Summary
    Jim Cacioppo describes being in Linz, Austria when there was a false report of the war’s end and how there was a celebration; driving Major Tuthill to Mauthausen; arriving at the Mauthausen concentration camp; the physical condition of the prisoners; how many of the prisoners died from eating food that was too rich; seeing bodies in the quarry; how the surviving inmates were happy to see them; being shown around the gas chambers and crematoriums by the survivors; seeing piles of weapons; guarding three of the survivors who had killed a German guard; how the engineers dug graves and civilians brought wagon loads of bodies to bury; seeing the German guards imprisoned and how he wanted nothing to do with him; and the number of surviving prisoners in the camp.
    Jim Cacioppo
    Sandra Bradley
    interview:  1995 February 13

    Physical Details

    1 videocassette (D2) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Linz (Austria) United States.
    Personal Name
    Cacioppo, Jim.

    Administrative Notes

    Sandra Bradley, a film production consultant for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, conducted the interview with Jim Cacioppo on February 13, 1995 in preparation for the exhibition "Liberation 1945," which opened in June 1995. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received a copy of the interview on August 25, 1995.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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