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The Wonder of Their Voices: The 1946 Holocaust Interviews of David Boder

Alan Rosen

Abstract

Recent Holocaust survivor videotestimony brought these witnesses into the limelight. Yet the success of these projects made it seem that was little previous survivor testimony. In truth, thousands of survivors testified at the earliest opportunity. This book provides a case study of early postwar Holocaust testimony, focusing on David Boder's 1946 displaced persons interviews. In July, 1946, psychologist Boder traveled to Europe to interview victims of the Holocaust who were in the DP camps and what he called “shelter houses.” During his nine weeks in Europe, Boder carried out approximately 13 ... More

Keywords: Holocaust testimony, David Boder, interviews, displaced persons, wire recorder, oral history

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780195395129
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395129.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alan Rosen, author
International School for Holocaust Studies, Yad Vashem