Rosmarie Meldola Haarburger letter
1945 August 01
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Renée H. Rollin In memory of the Meldola Family and Straus Family
Contains a letter written by Dr. Rosmarie Meldola Haarburger [donor's maternal aunt] on August 1, 1945 in Amsterdam, immediately after her liberation and recuperation from the Aschersleben concentration camp, a subcamp of Buchenwald. Dr. Meldola was deported to Auschwitz in August 1944 and tattooed with prisoner number A-25140. In December 1944 she was transferred to Bergen Belsen concentration camp, and in March 1945 she was taken to the subcamp of Buchenwald. Dr. Meldola wrote this letter to her three sisters in the US: Erika, Grete and Were Luise (donor's mother) in which she described her experiences.
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