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Avraham Polack collection

Document | Accession Number: 2011.270.1

Consists of handwritten and printed letters related to the experiences of Avraham Polack, a student at Haifa University who was arrested in November 1944 and sent to various British detention camps in Africa (including Carthaga in the Sudan, Asmara in Eritrea, and Gilgil in Kenya), where he spent the years 1944-1947. His letters detail daily life in the camps. Includes correspondence related to the "Committee for assisting the families of the Jewish Detainees" and the "Committee for Eritrea Exiles and their families" which were established by Baruch Moser-Polack, Avraham Polack's father.

Date
1943-1947  (inclusive)
Language
Hebrew
English
Extent
10 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2017-09-12 11:52:33
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