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Jósef V. Czarski collection

Document | Accession Number: 1994.A.0171 | RG Number: RG-02.149

Summarizes Jósef Czarski's life from primary school in Kraków, Poland, through his capture by Soviet troops; escape; resistance activities; incarceration in concentration camps at Auschwitz, Mauthausen, Melk, and Gunskirchen; liberation; subsequent education; and immigration to the United States. The short story"Schillinger and the Rabbit" describes how a sadistic SS guard in Birkenau concentration camp punished some prisoners when he caught them planning to eat a hare.

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