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VHCS Holocaust Testimony Project—Robbie W. & Leon Bass—prisoner and liberator

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Call NumberEDUC
Sub-CollectionEducation Materials
Statement of Responsibilitya project of the Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society for Education and Remembrance Holocaust Education Centre.
Creators & ContributorsGenesove, Tamara (contributor)
Tessler, Ronnie (contributor)
Krell, Robert (contributor)
Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre (creator)
Waisman, Robbie (subject)
Bass, Leon (subject)
SummarySummary of tape: "This tape describes the meeting of two teenagers at Buchenwald Concentration Camp on April 11, 1945. Robbie W. was a 14 year old inmate of the camp and Leon Bass was a 19 year old Afro-American soldier. This video details their individual experiences during World War II and discusses the connections between racism and the Holocaust." —Teacher's guide, page 7
Physical Description 1 kit (1 teacher's guide, 1 videocassette, 1 videodisc) ; in box 30 x 24 x 4 cm.
PublisherVancouver : Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society
  • "This teaching package was prepared by the Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society—Holocaust Education Centre with the aid of a grant from the Secretary of State for Multiculturalism and Citizenship Canada." —Teacher's guide, page 1
  • Project Co-ordinator, Tamara Genesove ; Project Director and Editor, Ronnie Tessler ; Project Consultant, Robert Krell ; Writers, Shelley Faintuch, Kit Krieger, Dana Sair ; Reviewers, Al Buium, Odie Kaplan, Scott Parker, Perry Seidelman ; Secretarial, Francesca Wilson ; Production, Tamara Genesove, Colin Bryant (UBC Psychiatry) ; Desktop Publishing, Chris Theoharis.
  • Date on page 1 of teacher's guide: May 9, 1991



Genesove, Tamara (contributor)

Tessler, Ronnie (contributor)

Krell, Robert (contributor)

Waisman, Robbie (subject)

Bass, Leon (subject)