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Document | Accession Number: 1994.A.0456 | RG Number: RG-02.191

Describes Abram Korn's experiences in Lipno, Poland, during the German invasion of Poland; Korn and his family's internment in the Kutno Ghetto; his deportation to and experiences in various concentration camps, including Gross-Rosen, Auschwitz-Birkenau, Hirschberg, Bolkenhain, Ohrdruf, and Buchenwald; Korn's involvement with resistance activities in Auschwitz and that camp's Sonderkommando uprising; a death march; and Korn's liberation and his emigration to the United States. The memoir's"Introduction" and "Epilogue," written by Joseph Korn, Abram's son, describe both how Joseph went to Europe to better understand Abram's experiences and Abram's life in the United States. Also contains an earlier version of the memoir.

Collection Subtitle
one man's journey through the Holocaust
Date
1994
Language
German
Extent
1.5 linear in..
6 microfiche.
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