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Teodor Diamant papers

Document | Accession Number: 2017.557.1

The collection documents the experiences of Teodor Diamant, originally of Turčiansky Svätý Martin (Martin, Slovakia), on the SS Pentcho, its shipwreck on the uninhabited island of Kamilonissi, while en route to Palestine, and his internment at a concentration camp on Rhodes and then the Ferramonti concentration camp in Tarsia, Italy. Included is a photograph album documenting his voyage on the ship and his internment in the camps. Other photographs document his military experience with a Czech unit in Great Britain, family and friends, and post-war experiences in London and the United States. Also included are loose photographs, correspondence (original, copies, and translations), immigration and naturalization papers of Teodor and his wife Friderika Diamant, army records, passports and other identification documents.

inclusive:  circa 1920-2017
bulk:  1939-1952
1 box
1 oversize box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Richard Diamant.
Record last modified: 2020-04-21 19:02:03
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