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"Images from Auschwitz-Birkenau"

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    Consists of a portfolio of artwork entitled "Images from Auschwitz-Birkenau: By John Wiernicki, Polish Resistance Fighter and Prisoner Number 150302." Mr. Wiernicki, who is not Jewish, was imprisoned in Auschwitz-Birkenau from September 1943 - December 1944, and in Ohrdruf from December 1944 until the liberation of the camp. The collection contains an introduction explaining Mr. Wiernicki's experiences and 20 watercolor and ink drawings of events he witnessed, both at Auschwitz and in Ohrdruf. Also includes a CD-ROM containing scanned copies of the images.

    Physical Details

    1 CD-ROM ; 4 3/4 in..
    1 folder

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    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.

    Administrative Notes

    John Wiernicki donated this artwork to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on on June 11, 2007. His memoir, "War in the shadow of Auschwitz," published in 2001, further describes his experiences.
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