- Consists of one memoir, 14 pages, typed, written by Tadeusz Marchaj, originally of Kielce, Poland and related to his life as a non-Jewish Polish citizen and member of the Polish underground resistance, which later became part of the Home Army. Mr. Marchaj describes his experiences during the Warsaw uprising in 1944, his capture, and life in the Pruszkow, Stutthof, and working as a draftsman in the Sophienwald concentration camps. He was sent on a forced march in February 1945 to Pelplin, where he worked building field works until his liberation on May 9, 1945. The memoir is very detailed, with many names and copies of documents and photographs.
1998 May 18
- Collection Creator
- Tadeusz J. Marchaj
Tadeusz Marchaj was from Kielce, Poland. He served in the Polish Home Army, was captured with his unit soon after the Warsaw Polish Uprising of August 1944, and was imprisoned in the Sophienwalde concentration camp, a subcamp of Stutthof.
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- Permanent Collection
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received this memoir from Tadeusz Jozef Marchaj on June 12, 1998.
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Also in Tadeusz Marchaj collection
Contains materials documenting the experiences of Tadeusz Marchaj during the Holocaust. Some of these materials may be combined into a single collection in the future.
Consists of two photographs of Tadeusz Marchaj. One was probably taken in early 1944 while he was a member of the Polish Home Army. The second was taken during his imprisonment in the Sophienwalde concentration camp, a subcamp of Stutthof.