Copy of the release permit of Erich Marmorek, from Buchenwald concentration camp, 1939.
Buchenwald concentration camp: release permit
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- ReferenceGB 1556 WL 1511
- Dates of Creation1939
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialGerman
- Physical Description1 file
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Administrative / Biographical History
Buchenwald concentration camp, one of the largest in Germany with its 130 satellite camps and units, was situated 5 miles north of Weimar in Thüringen. It was established in July 1937 when the first group of 149 mostly political prisoners and criminals was received. Some 238,980 prisoners passed through Buchenwald from 30 countries. 43,005 were killed or perished there.
This release permit belonged to Erich Marmorek, born Vienna, 1907, architect.
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Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn
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