Pinkhus Rosenfeld

  • Recording Date: September 13, 1946
  • Duration: 53:04
  • Spools: 9-130B, 9-131
  • Location: Hénonville, France
  • Languages: Yiddish, German

Biographical Information

  • Name: Pinkhus Rosenfeld
  • Birthdate: January 2, 1903
  • Birthplace: LÃdź, Poland
  • Gender: male
  • Nationality: Poland
  • Location At Time Of German Invasion: unknown
  • Interned At: Lódź Ghetto, Warsaw Ghetto, Auschwitz, Chemnitz
  • Liberation Date: May 7, 1945
  • Liberated By: Germany


 Anti-Semitism in depression-era Poland impelled some Jews to leave for healthier homes. Naturally that was always easier for persons of means, and Pinkhus Rosenfeld’s family, owners of a successful textile factory in Łódź, had already purchased a residence in Palestine preparatory to emigration. Hitler intervened. With more resources than ... Read full commentary »