Consists of a machzor (Rosh Hashanah prayer book), which was discovered by Sergeant John Waholek outside the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp immediately after the camp was liberated in April 1945. The machzor was published in Warsaw, Poland, in 1940. Sergeant Waholek, a member of the American Army, was sent to Bergen-Belsen to deliver supplies to the British forces that liberated the camp.
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Walter Waholek
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