Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research

Login

Register

Help

Skip to main content

"Eleven Days in the Concentration-Camp Buchenwald"

Document | Accession Number: 2014.485.2

Five page, typescript text, titled "Eleven Days in the Concentration-Camp Buchenwald" by Rabbi Dr. G. Wilde. The text recounts Wilde's arrest at his home in Magdeburg on the morning of 10 November 1938, his transfer to a cell in the local jail, and his transport to Buchenwald the following day. He describes conditions in the camp, the torture of other prisoners, the conditions surrounding his release, and attempts to prevent the shaving of his beard upon release. He concludes his account by describing how he and his wife were able to immigrate to England due to the efforst of the chief rabbi in London, Dr. I.H. Hertz.

Date
approximately 1939  (creation)
Language
English
Extent
5 pages.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, the Milton and Anne Tretiak Endowment Fund
Expand all
 
Record last modified: 2018-07-12 15:21:45
This page: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn109106