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Testimony Excerpts:: Introduction

rabbi baruch g.

Rabbi Baruch G., a Polish survivor, describes forced labor in the Mlawa ghetto.

rachel g. Rachel G., a Belgian child, survived the war hiding in convents.
Christa M. Christa M., a German witness, encountered prisoners from Dachau.
Edmund M. Colonel Edmund M., of the United States Army, saw Mauthausen shortly after its liberation
Edith P.] Edith P., a Czech survivor, describes the dehumanizing conditions of Auschwitz.
Marion P. Marion P., a Dutch rescuer, hid a number of Dutch Jews from Nazi persecution.
Helen R. Helen R., a Polish survivor, describes experiences in Majdanek, Plaszow, and Auschwitz.
Peter S. Peter S., a German child survivor, recalls his internment in the women's section of Ravensbrück.
Anna W. Anna W., a Gypsy survivor, describes experiences in Auschwitz, Bergen-Belsen, and Ravensbrück. Her testimony is in German.

These brief excerpts from testimonies provide a glimpse into the nature and content of the Archive's collection. Each page contains transcripts of several excerpts from a witness' testimony, with a summary of that person's experiences as context.

Additionally, one excerpt from each page can be downloaded as a video clip (a Quicktime movie) or an audio file (in .au format). Expect long download times, as the video excerpts are large files (between 1.4 and 4.9 megabytes). To obtain software for playing the video segments, browse the Quicktime site.