Hadassah Marcus

  • Recording Date: September 13, 1946
  • Duration: 52:13
  • Spools: 9-128, 9-129
  • Location: Hénonville, France
  • Languages: Yiddish

Biographical Information

  • Name: Hadassah Marcus
  • Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
  • Gender: female
  • Nationality: Poland
  • Location At Time Of German Invasion: unknown
  • Interned At: Warsaw Ghetto, Majdanek, Auschwitz, Ravensbrück, Neustadt-Glewe
  • Location At Time Of Liberation: Neustadt-Glewe, Germany
  • Liberation Date: May 2, 1945
  • Liberated By: United States


 Polish Jews who had money could hope to bribe their way out of painful situations during the early years of German rule. But wealth by no means assured escape from the Nazi net. Hadassah Marcus’s family was prominent in Warsaw's gem and precious metals trades, which gave them skills ... Read full commentary »