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Oral history interview with Harold Gordon

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.408 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0408

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

The interview describes Mr. Gordon's childhood in Grodno, Poland, and the occupation of the town first by Russian, then by Nazi troops. Mr. Gordon describes his deportation, along with his family, to a series of concentration camps. Mr. Gordon discusses traumatic experiences related to his father's attempt to save him, witnessing his father's death, being left alone at the age of 13 and his experiences in several concentration camps, including Auschwitz, Sachsenhausen, Buchenwald, and Dachau. Mr. Gordon describes a death march from Dachau, and his liberation.

Mr. Gordon is the author of a book about his experiences, "The Last Sunrise."

Interviewee
Harold Gordon
Date
1991 October 15  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
6 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, acquired from Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:16:17
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