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Personal documents of Partisan Jewish Holocaust survivors from Czech Republic. 1945-1948

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About 40 documents of Bernard Rosenberg - a Jewish Holocaust survivor from the city of Litomerice in the Czech Republic. Rosenberg was captured by the Nazis, taken to forced labor in several camps, managed to escape and survive the war years as a partisan - commander of a unit, and finally immigrated to Eretz Israel. The documents were printed on a typewriter in the years 1945-1948, some of them with signatures and handwritten filling in, and in them, among other things, Rosenberg lists in detail what he went through during the war years. Czech.

According to his detailed testimony, Rosenberg was captured in 1940, taken to a camp in Romania, where he stayed for a while, and from there he was transferred to a camp in Hungary. In 1941 he was taken to forced labor in Yugoslavia, until December 25 of that year. From there he managed to escape and join the partisans together with 9 other Jews, and he even distributed the partisans' newspapers "Igaz szo". He knew the commander of the partisans in the area - a Jew named Moskovich, as well as another commander named Adolf Greenberger. He hid together with a group of partisans in the area of ​​the Soviet Union, and a special certificate appears "which was given to Comrade Bernard Rosenfeld" and states "that on September 15, 1942, he transferred from the Hungarian labor battalion to the partisan unit that operated in the Žlobin forests, and was the commander of a guerrilla unit." Towards the end of the war he was captured by the Nazis and taken to the Mauthausen camp, and finally released at the end of the war. According to his testimony, in 1944 his father and mother, as well as his two brothers and four sisters were sent to Auschwitz, where they were murdered. Another brother perished in Mauthausen, and another brother named Philip was shot by the Nazis into a pit in Yugoslavia. Also He tells about another brother, who fought in the ranks of the army to liberate the Czechoslovak Republic in 1942, managed to escape to Eretz Israel and also survived. Rosenberg himself immigrated to Eretz Israel in 1948, and among other, appears his immigration permit from the authorities in Prague, his marriage certificate from August 1945, and many other personal documents.

About 40 documents in total, data in the original old folder from the 1940s. overall condition good.

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103. Personal documents of Partisan Jewish Holocaust survivors from Czech Republic. 1945-1948