Correspondence with Berent, Walter

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  • Reference
      GB 1556 3000/9/1/128
  • Dates of Creation
      12/01/1954 - 18/12/1959
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      7 letters

Scope and Content

Correspondence regarding Berent’s contribution to The Wiener Library’s eyewitness testimony project. This includes submitting an account on his own experiences as well as interviewing other survivors and refugees in England.

Administrative / Biographical History

Walter Berent was a Jewish-German state official from Danzig. He had emigrated to Italy at the outbreak of the war where he was interned in several camps, including the Ferramonti camp. After the war he settled in England. Walter Berent was the brother of Ernst Berent, whose correspondence is also to be found in this collection.

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