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Hannover-Ahlem concentration camp records and photographs

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1997.A.0287

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    Contains an unpublished booklet of photocopies of photographs, correspondence, documents, survivor testimonies, and extracts from publications compiled by Vernon W. Tott and relating to the history of Hannover-Ahlem concentration camp and the liberation of the camp by the 84th Infantry on April 10, 1945. The booklet includes Benjamin Sieradzki's 38-page typewritten testimony, "A teenager survives the Holocaust," describing conditions in the Łódź ghetto, his deportation in 1944 to Auschwitz concentration camp, his transfers first to Birkenau and then to Hannover-Ahlem concentration camps, conditions in Hannover-Ahlem during the winter of 1944 to 1945, the liberation of Hannover-Ahlem, and his postwar life in Sweden and the United States. The donation also includes 15 black-and-white photographs of Hannover-Ahlem camp scenes and survivors taken by the donor at the time of liberation, as well as a laminated enlargement of one of his photographs.

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    Sieradzki, Benjamin.

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    Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1997 by Vernon W. Tott
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