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Mar 09, 1943

Two Jewish prisoners escaped from the Sonderkommando which burnt corpses in the pits in Auschwitz II-Birkenau. They were captured in a wood near the Vistula. One was shot, the other, Bela Foeldisch (b. 10.05.1909 in Budapest, no. 106099) was captured and sent to the bunker of Block 11. He died on March 16 from the bullet wound and torture endured during the interrogation.

Theater:  European Theater

ItemType:  Person

Source:  Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum Archives

Date Added: 2011-03-09

Tags: Holocaust, Auschwitz, Torture

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