Letter : Paper : typed, handwritten : Ink : off-white, black, blue ; Ht: 25,1 cm x W: 22,2 cm
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January 23, 1961
1 page. One-sided. The text is typed with black ink on the t.c. part of the paper. The letter is signed with blue ink on the c.r. The document is a medical note made for Deszo Losoncy by doctor George Daniel. The letter discusses medical conditions caused by internment in concentration camp during the World War II. Narrative: Deszo Losoncy, also known as Löwy or Losonczy, was born in Szentes, Hungary on 1904-04-12. He was deported to Birkenau, Poland for 14 to 16 months as a political prisoner. In this concentration camp, he was forced to work and clean Dr. Josef Mengele's laboratory. Later, Deszo Losoncy was also detained in Sachsenhausen, Germany, where he was liberated on 1945-04-25 by the Red Army. After the war, he lived in Budapest, Hungary and became a textile professional. He left Hungary soon after the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 and settled in Montreal, Canada in 1957-01 with his wife Sylvia Holcz.