Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research

Login

Register

Help

Skip to main content

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
publication/distribution:  1940
Language
Hebrew
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Walter Waholek
 
Record last modified: 2019-12-05 23:21:59
This page: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn39898