Bernard Warsager

  • Recording Date: September 1, 1946
  • Duration: 1:26:5
  • Spools: 9-104B, 9-106, 9-107A
  • Location: Tradate, Italy
  • Languages: German

Biographical Information

  • Name: Bernard Warsager
  • Age: 30
  • Birthplace: Tomaszów Mazowiecki, Poland
  • Gender: male
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Nationality: Poland
  • Marital Status: unmarried
  • Location At Time Of German Invasion: Tomaszów Mazowiecki, Poland
  • Interned At: Częstochowa, Buchenwald
  • Location At Time Of Liberation: Eisenberg, Germany
  • Liberated By: United States

Commentary

 Jewish men sent to Germany shortly after the conquest of Poland often did their slave labor in actual concentration camps. One of the most articulate accounts of survival at Buchenwald is provided by Bernard Warsager, a Polish Jew who spent five and one-half years in the German camp. The young ... Read full commentary »