Blumenfeld, Shmuel

Birth Name Blumenfeld, Shmuel
Gender male


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources

Transport 1943 Auschwitz II-Birkenau Konzentrationslager Birkenau, Brzezinka, powiat Oświęcimski, województwo Małopolskie, Polska  

Event Note

In 1943, Shmuel Blumenfeld, prisoner number 108,006, was transported to Auschwitz-Birkenau, with 2,000 prisoners from the Krakow Ghetto.
Shmuel Blumenfeld cites: "They dumped us at Birkenau, and we thought it was a factory, we had no idea it was a death camp. I was with Polish and German miners, and some of them helped me. I survived by pure luck, but also thanks to the help of civilians who sometimes gave me some food."

Aliyah     After the war, Shmuel Blumenfeld married and moved to Israel

Military Service   צה"ל צבא הגנה לישראל TzaHaL IDF Israel Defense Forces  

Occupation 1962   Shmuel Blumenfled worked as a prison guard, keeping watch over Adolf Eichmann



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