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Leather belt with metal buckle worn by a concentration camp inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2006.451.1

Belt worn by Josef Blonder throughout his imprisonment at several concentration camps. Eighteen year old Blonder was deported, with his parents and 2 siblings, from Oradea (Nagyvarad), Romania, to Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1944. His father, Avraham, his mother, Yokheved, 21 year old brother, Barukh, and 14 year old sister, Lea, were murdered in Auschwitz. Blonder was transferred to, but survived, imprisonment in Mauthausen and its sub-camp, Gusen II.

use:  1944-1945
Dress Accessories
Belts (Clothing)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Josef Blonder
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 18:29:05
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