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Sigi Ziering memoir

Document | Accession Number: 2013.300.1

Manuscript, 12 pages, by Siegfried "Sigi" Ziering, written in the form of a letter to his father, from Holsbybrunn, Sweden, June 1945, and describing what Ziering had experienced from the time of his deportation to the Riga Ghetto in December 1941, until his liberation through a prisoner exchange arranged by the Red Cross in northern Germany in May 1945. Included are descriptions of the rounding up of Jewish residents of Kassel, the deportation from there to Riga, and Ziering's experiences as a prisoner and forced laborer in the Riga Ghetto, and in the Kaiserwald, A.B.A. 701, and Fuhlsbuettel camps, as well as being held captive on a German ship in the port of Liepaja during a Soviet air raid. Also contains photocopied information about the section of Kassel where the Ziering family once lived.

creation:  1945 June 24
2 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Marilyn Ziering
Record last modified: 2022-04-06 13:10:34
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