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Edwin Dutkiewicz papers

Document | Accession Number: 2014.74.1

The Edwin Dutkiewicz papers consists of biographical material, a diary, and photographs relating to Edwin’s time as a forced laborer in Finland and Norway with Organisation Todt during World War II and his life in Norway as a displaced person after the war.

Biographical material includes a Polish passport, fragments of Edwin’s identification card issued by Organisation Todt, which he tore up after the war, and a postcard from the displaced persons camp at Bodø.

Edwin’s diary, which he began in 1941, describes his pre-war life and childhood in Poland, his experiences as a forced laborer, life in a displaced persons camp in Norway after the war, and his immigration to the United States. The diary continues from the postwar era until 1980.

Photographs depict Edwin during his childhood, including his parents and brother, before the war and during the war in Poland as well as Edwin with other displaced persons in Norway following the war. Also included is a photographic slide of Adolf Hitler standing with another Nazi leader.

inclusive:  1925-1980
bulk:  1941-1947
4 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Denise Dutkiewicz Smith
Record last modified: 2023-02-24 13:42:01
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