Abraham Kimmelmann

  • Recording Date: August 27, 1946
  • Duration: 3:33:44
  • Spools: 9-83B, 9-84, 9-85B, 9-86, 9-87, 9-88, 9-91, 9-92
  • Location: Genève, Switzerland; ORT School
  • Languages: German

Biographical Information

  • Name: Abraham Kimmelmann
  • Other Names: Abe Mohnblum
  • Age: 17
  • Birthdate: October 10, 1928
  • Birthplace: Dąbrowa Górnicza, Poland
  • Gender: male
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Nationality: Poland
  • Marital Status: unmarried
  • Location At Time Of German Invasion: unknown
  • Interned At: Sosnowiec Ghetto, Markstadt, Fünfteichen, Gross-Rosen, Buchenwald

Commentary

 Although large numbers of Jews lived in the Polish district of Eastern Upper Silesia, the Holocaust there (except of course for Auschwitz itself) is comparatively unknown. It had been part of Germany before 1918, and the Nazis reincorporated it into the Reich in 1939. Its 100,000 Jews, spread over more than forty Jewish ... Read full commentary »