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"Eleven Days in the Concentration-Camp Buchenwald"

Document | Accession Number: 2014.485.2

Contains a 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.

creation:  circa 1939
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, the Milton and Anne Tretiak Endowment Fund
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 17:55:23
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