Jürgen Bassfreund

  • Recording Date: September 20, 1946
  • Duration: 1:12:45
  • Spools: 9-137B, 9-138B, 9-139A
  • Location: München, Germany; Funkkaserne displaced-person's camp
  • Languages: German

Biographical Information

  • Name: Jürgen Bassfreund
  • Other Names: Jorn Gastfreund
  • Age: 23
  • Birthdate: September 30, 1932
  • Birthplace: Bernkastel-Kues, Germany
  • Gender: male
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Nationality: Germany
  • Marital Status: unmarried
  • Tattoo: 106377Δ
  • Location At Time Of German Invasion: Berlin, Germany
  • Interned At: Auschwitz, Monowitz, Gross-Rosen, Dachau, Mühldorf
  • Location At Time Of Liberation: Mühldorf am Inn, Germany
  • Liberation Date: May 2, 1945
  • Liberated By: United States

Commentary

 Boder described Jürgen Bassfreund as "a young man of twenty-two who looks much younger than his age due to undernourishment and somewhat stunted physical development caused by the concentration camp regime." 1 Born into a middle-class Jewish family in northwestern Germany, Jürgen recalled his physician father breaking up Nazi ... Read full commentary »