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Vilma Grunwald letter

Document | Accession Number: 2012.250.1a-b

Consists of one letter written by Vilma Grunwald to her husband, Dr. Kurt Grunwald, on July 11, 1944, while she was imprisoned in the Czech family camp at Auschwitz. The letter was written shortly before Vilma and her 16 year old son, John, were taken on trucks to the gas chambers. In the letter, she decribes that she is aware of her impending fate, that she is calm, and thinking about him and about their son, Misa [later Frank Grunwald]. Also includes the blank piece of paper in which the letter was wrapped.

1944 July 11  (inclusive)
1 letter.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Frank Grunwald
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Record last modified: 2019-01-02 08:53:16
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