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Soap from Bergen-Belsen concentration camp

Object | Accession Number: 2008.226.3

Soap issued to 20-year old Judith Kessler possibly when she was interned in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp from June-December 1944. Judith and her mother were taken to Bergen-Belsen by train from Budapest, Hungary, as part of a rescue effort organized by Rezso Kasztner. Later in 1944, they were transferred to safety in Switzerland.

Date
received:  approximately 1944 June
Geography
received: Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp); Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Language
English
Object Type
Soap (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Judith Stieglitz Kessler
 
Record last modified: 2020-06-30 09:25:40
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