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Bergen-Belsen machzor

Document | Accession Number: 2010.161

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.

Date
1940  (publication/distribution)
Language
Hebrew
Extent
1 machzor.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Walter Waholek
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Record last modified: 2017-06-05 09:07:04
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