L'histoire de Bernard et Bronka: La famille Friedman de Chrzanów
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Permanent Collection. Gift of Eliane and Claude Ungar, 2015.
A biography and family history of the mother and uncle of Eliane Ungar, Bronka (Brandla) Friedman (1925-2002) and Bernard (Berek) Friedman (1927-2015), both originally of Chrzanów, Poland. Included is a description of the history of the Jewish community of Chrzanów, the extended members of the Friedman family there and abroad, the history of the German occupation of Chrzanów and subsequent persecution and deportation of the Jews there. Also described are the wartime experiences of Bernard and Bronka as forced laborers in a number of sub-camps of Auschwitz, Gross-Rosen, Flossenburg, Buchenwald, and Bergen-Belsen, as well as the reunion of Bernard and Bronka at Bergen-Belsen at the end of the war. They remained in Bergen-Belsen as displaced persons before immigrating to France, where Bernard married Jenny Arbeitmann in 1951, and Bronka married Hersz (Robert) Jedlinski in 1948.
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