Letter : Paper : printed, typed, stamped, handwritten : Ink : beige, purple, black ; Ht: 14,8 cm x W: 20,3 cm
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May 16, 1945
1 page. One-sided. On the b.l. a small hand-written text was added in blue ink. The letters gives detail on Deszo Losoncy's liberation at Sachsenhausen concentration camp. 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.