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Bergen-Belsen machzor

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    Description
    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
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Walter Waholek

    Physical Details

    Language
    Hebrew
    Extent
    1 folder

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    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

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    Provenance
    Walter Waholek donated this book to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on May 26, 2010. His father, Sgt. John Waholek, discovered the book outside the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in 1945.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 17:51:37
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