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A postcard written by Tonia Wajntraub in the Dabrowa ghetto to her sister Hanka Wajntraub, imprisoned in the Gruenberg (Zielona Gora) labor/concentration camp.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 14880

A postcard written by Tonia Wajntraub in the Dabrowa ghetto to her sister Hanka Wajntraub, imprisoned in the Gruenberg (Zielona Gora) labor/concentration camp.

Tonia lived in Dabrowa, but mailed the postcard on May 1, 1943 from Bedzin, where she went every day to work in a sewing workshop. Tonia perished in unknown circumstances. Hanka survived the Gruenberg camp and a death march to Bergen Belsen. She kept the postcard from her sister in her shoes until the liberation in April 1945.

Date
1943 May 01
Locale
Dabrowa Gornicza, [Zaglebie; Katowice] Poland
Variant Locale
Dombrova
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Morris Rosen
 
Record last modified: 2012-04-05 00:00:00
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