Pakuscher, Rolf (c 1916-1946): report of the closure of Auschwitz

Scope and Content

Report and report transcript regarding the closing of Auschwitz, the subsequent march to Sachsenhausen and the liberation entitled: 'Bericht über die Auflösung des Konzentrationslager Auschwitz, Lager 3 (Buna) und des Heinkel-Lagers'.

Administrative / Biographical History

The author, Rolf Pakuscher, was the nephew of Frank Martin (formerly Martin F Salomon), a former Pioneers Corps comrade of the depositor. Pakuscher is described as being approximately 30 years of age in 1946, engaged to a young, non-Jewish woman.



Conditions Governing Access


Acquisition Information

Depositor's name illegible

Other Finding Aids

Description exists to this archive on the Wiener Library's online catalogue

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements


Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Custodial History

The depositor met and received the report from Rolf Pakuscher when he went to Hamburg in 1946 whilst working for the Control Commission.

Location of Originals

Wiener Collection, Tel Aviv University, Israel.