Individual Portrait – Edith Herskowits

Edith Herskowits

Edith Herskowits

(1925 – 2011)

b. Munkatch, Hungary

Wartime Location: Auschwitz concentration camp, Poland

“I was taken to Auschwitz with my two sisters. We didn’t work but we didn’t get any food. I was so weak and hungry [at liberation] I couldn’t even stand up… When I think about it, almost 40 people from my family died. But I was lucky, just lucky.”

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