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Wittman family correspondence

Document | Accession Number: 2016.444.1

Contains postcards and notes handwritten by Marcus [Uszer] Selig Wittman (donor's father) in the Drancy internment camp near Paris, France, addressed to his family in Paris; last correspondence dated March 31, 1942. Marcus was deported from Drancy on April 29, 1942 to Compiegne, France and from there on June 5, 1942 to Auschwitz concentration camp. He was admitted to Block 28 on July 7, 1942 and was recorded as having died on July 19, 1942. His wife Paulette and sons Samuel and Marcel went into hiding, eventually in Chambon-sur-lignon in France.

Date
1941-1942
Language
French
Genre/Form
Letters.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Marcel Wittman
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Record last modified: 2018-12-31 11:19:56
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