Minasz (Menashe) Sankiewicz: ITS documents relating to his imprisonment at Buchenwald concentration camp

Scope and Content

This collection contains records relating to Minasz (Menashe) Sankiewicz, a Polish Holocaust survivor of Buchenwald concentration camp, obtained from the International Tracing Service (ITS) collection held at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Included are records created by the authorities at Buchenwald concentration camp such as registration records, medical examination papers, lists of inmates as well as a press cutting relating to the inmates at Buchenwald concentration camp and photographs.

Administrative / Biographical History

Minasz (Menashe) Sankiewicz was born in Warsaw in 1924. He worked as a tailor. His parents were Smul and Fajga Sankiewicz (née Abramovicz). He was deported from Warsaw ghetto to Majdanek concentration camp and on to camps in Jaworzno, Sachsenhausen and later Buchenwald. Minasz was transferred from Gross-Rosen camp to Buchenwald concentration camp in February 1945. He worked at Stein labour camp. According to the documentation he appears to have emigrated to England shortly after the liberation of the camp on 17 April 1945.

Conditions Governing Access

Acquisition Information

Donated by Michael Sankie via AJR



Related Material

For photograph see photo archive.