Holocaust Survivor Martin Greenfield describes his encounter with General Dwight D. Eisenhower upon the liberation of Buchenwald Concentration Camp

Martin Greenfield, born in 1928 in what was then Czechoslovakia, was the only member of his immediate family to survive Auschwitz. He immigrated to the U.S. at age 19 and eventually made his name as a Master Tailor, making suits for six US presidents. As a new immigrant, he worked on the suit of General Dwight D. Eisenhower. In this clip, Greenfield recalls seeing Eisenhower when he was liberated at the Buchenwald Concentration Camp in April 1945. 


Watch his full testimony in the Visual History Archive online

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