Buchenwald concentration camp: release permit

Scope and Content

Copy of the release permit of Erich Marmorek, from Buchenwald concentration camp, 1939.

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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Acquisition Information

W. Marmorek

Other Finding Aids

Description exists to this archive on the Wiener Library's online catalogue www.wienerlibrary.co.uk

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn

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Copies can be made for personal use. Permission must be sought for publication.

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