Abraham Zemach papers
Contains an original 1945 letter describing the experiences of a group of Hungarian slave laborers and a newsletter published by Abraham Zemach's infantry division during combat.
Record last modified: 2021-05-25 15:03:38
This page: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn501917
Also in Abraham Zemach collection
Contains materials relating to the experiences of Abraham Zemach as a Jewish chaplain with the American armed forces in Europe during and after World War II. Some of these materials may be combined into a single collection in the future.
Contains 36 photographs (some with captions) taken by unknown parties and the U.S. Signal Corps from 1942 to 1945 depicting Nazi atrocities witnessed by Abraham Zemach while serving as a Jewish chaplain in the 76th US Infantry Division during World War II and after the war while ministering to Jewish displaced persons; an Occupational Forces Travel permit with handwritten annotations; two pieces of Terezin currency; a memoir relating to the experiences of Abraham Zemach during the war; a facsimile of a birthday letter from General Mark Clark dated 5 Jan.1946; a memorandum dated 22 Jun.1945 from Zemach to the 76th Infantry Division G-1 regarding the commendation of enlisted men for their role in the reburial of victims found in a mass grave; an undated memoir written by an unidentified female Hungarian Jewish survivor; and photocopies of miscellaneous news articles relating to Zemach's aid to Jewish displaced persons after the war.