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A memoir relating to experiences in Łódź, Auschwitz, Gross-Rosen, and Neustadt

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    Consists of a typed copy of one memoir, in English, written by Flora Herzberger in Rodewisch, Germany, in June 1945. In the memoir, Mrs. Herzberger describes the family's deportation from Germany into Poland to the Łódź ghetto in 1941, her husband's death in the ghetto, the deportation of the children of Łódź, and her deportation to Auschwitz with her son and daughter. She describes life in Auschwitz and being sent, with her daughter, to forced laber at the Sackisch subcamp of Gross-Rosen in an airplane factory. She thanks the American military and all who have been so kind to her after her liberation.
    creation:  1945 June
    Collection Creator
    Flora Herzberger
    Flora Herzberger (Bügingen, Germany, 14 May 1899 - 28 Dec 1963, New York) was deported from Düsseldorf, Germany with her family to the Łódź ghetto in 1941. Her husband died in Łódź and she and her children were deported to Auschwitz, and then a subcamp of Gross-Rosen. After liberation she immigrated to the United States and settled in New York.

    Physical Details

    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The collection is arranged as a single series.

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    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.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Herzberger, Flora.

    Administrative Notes

    Caroline Bruch sent her mother's memoir to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1994.
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