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Letters from Majdanek : KL Lublin in the Light of Secret Messages
The catalogue accompanying the temporary exhibition "Letters from Majdanek. KL Lublin in the light of secret messages". The exhibition has been prepared on the basis of the archival collection of the State Museum at Majdanek. It shows the camp as seen by the prisoners who describe it in their letters to families and those who helped them. The catalogue contains copies of s ...more
Paperback, 60 pages
Published 2009 by Państwowe Muzeum na Majdanku
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Jun 02, 2010 Meaghan rated it 4 of 5 stars
About 300,000 people were inmates of the Majdanek Concentration Camp (also spelled "Maidanek") at one time or another, and it was the best-preserved of all the camps because it was so close to the Russian border that the Nazis didn't have time to destroy it in their retreat. The camp is almost unknown in the West today, however. Functioning between October 1941 and July 1944, it mainly housed Jews, Poles and Russian prisoners of war. Rudolf Vrba was an inmate briefly, as was his brother, who die ...more