Identification card : Paper : printed, stamped : Ink : green, blue, black ; Ht: 12,2 cm x W: 8,3 cm
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September 29, 1947
1 page, double sided, folded into 3 vertical panels. On the recto are geometrical designs and spirographs. On the recto, when the document is opened, are the personal information of Max Mondschein. The document is issued by Britische Zone and serves as a identification card. Narrative: Max Mondschein was born in Husiatyn (Austro-Hungarian Empire, later Poland, today Ukraine) on 1908-03-16. He moved to Vienna (Austria) early in life. On 1939-09-11, Max Mondschein was deported to the Buchenwald concentration camp as a political prisoner. He was transferred to Auschwitz on 1942-10 where he received the Prisoner Number: 68 585. He was transported to Buna to serve as forced laborer for the I.G. Farben chemical industry from 1942-12 to 1944-12. From 1944-12 to 1945-04, he was confined in a camp near the town for Ellrich, Germany. He was used as forced laborer in the Sachsenhausen-Oranienburg concentration camp in 1945-04 and was liberated on 1945-05-02. After the war, he lived in a Displaced Persons Camp in Germany where he met his wife Renia Maszenberg. He came to Canada in October 1947 and settled in Montreal.