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Allen Rezak photograph collection

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    Overview

    Description
    The collection consists of thirty-one photographs taken at Feldafing DP Camp in Germany after World War II.
    Date
    inclusive:  1945-1949
    Collection Creator
    Allen Rezak
    Biography
    Allen Rezak was born on Aug. 10, 1916, in Sosnowiec, Poland. He was in the Polish Army with ten days left to his tour of duty when World War II broke out. He was taken prisoner by the Germans and brought to Kraków, Poland. He pretended to be German and was sent home although he was later arrested because he was in uniform and ended up in jail. His parents bribed someone, and he was released to a hospital. He was deported to Auschwitz, Mildorf, Dachau, and some other smaller war camps. He was liberated in a railroad boxcar en route from Dachau to the mountains. At Feldafing DP Camp, he became the chief of a warehouse

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Genre/Form
    Photographs.
    Extent
    1 folder

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

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    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum by Allen Rezak in 1997.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 14:14:07
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