Fela Nichthauser

  • Recording Date: August 1, 1946
  • Duration: 1:19:15
  • Spools: 15, 16
  • Location: Fontenay-aux-Roses, France; Chateau de Boucicaut; OSE home for adolescents
  • Languages: German

Biographical Information

  • Name: Fela Nichthauser
  • Other Names: Fela Lichtheim
  • Age: 23
  • Birthplace: Wadowice, Poland
  • Gender: female
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Nationality: unknown
  • Marital Status: unknown
  • Location At Time Of German Invasion: Andrychów, Poland
  • Interned At: Sosnowiec Ghetto, Birkenheim, Weidenberg, Gräben, Bergen-Belsen
  • Location At Time Of Liberation: Bergen, Germany
  • Liberation Date: April 15, 1945
  • Liberated By: United Kingdom

Commentary

 Fela Nichthauser was one of thousands of Polish Jews who were sent to work in Germany during the early part of World War II and actually spent the entire Holocaust period there. She had been born fourteen years before the German invasion in Wojsławice, a small community in the ... Read full commentary »