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Dora-Mittelbau (Nordhausen)

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  • Moszek "Mojzesz" Jelen (1913 - d.)
    Czestochowa: Prisoners at Hasag Pelcery Labor Camp in Czestochowa, USHMM: Moszek JELEN 1913 23 Aug 1913 Czestochowa Czestochowa Czestochowa robotnik worker (male)
  • Moniek Mosze Szeps (1925 - 2012)
    In this 1935 photo Moniec is second from the right in the first row: This has his birth year as 1923. The DP card has it as 1925. Not clear which is correct. The tombstone states he was 89 years old ...
  • Leon Eliezer Rosenberg (1901 - 1966)
    Last Name Rozenberg First Name Leon Gender Male Date of Birth 1901 Place of Birth Kielce,Kielce,Kielce,Poland Father's First Name Menakhem Mother's First Name Rachel Marital Status Married Spouse's Fir...
  • Idel Julius Siwek (1897 - 1945)
    as per lager card, was living in Germany pre/during war
  • Szymon Fiszer (1901 - d.)

Mittelbau-Dora (also Dora-Mittelbau and Nordhausen-Dora) was a Nazi Germany labour camp that provided workers for the Mittelwerk V-2 rocket factory in the Kohnstein, situated near Nordhausen, Germany.

Approximately 60,000 prisoners from 21 nations (mostly Russians, Poles, and French) passed through Dora. An estimated 20,000 inmates died; 9000 died from exhaustion and collapse, 350 hanged (including 200 for sabotage), the remainder died mainly from disease and starvation.

The subcamps of Konzentrationslager Mittelbau (Concentration Camp Central Construction) eventually totalled more than 40.

Sub Konzentrationslager Ellrich-Juliushutte (Mittelbau II) Ellrich was a sub camp of Mittlebau-Dora. A crematorium was built in this large sub camp due to the high death rate among prisoners even though it was close to the parent camp. The crematorium was brick built and existed at liberation.

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