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Joseph Kupfer

Image of Joseph Kupfer from Holocaust Survivor Oral History Stories
Nationality: Polish
Location: Auschwitz Concentration Camp • Dachau Concentration Camp • Feldafing • Germany • Lodz • Missouri • Poland • St. Louis • United States of America
Experience During Holocaust: Family Died During the Holocaust • Family Died in Gas Chambers • Had Contact with Dr. Josef Mengele • Liberated • Lived in a Displaced Persons camp • Lived in Lodz Ghetto • Lived in Multiple Concentration Camps • Married a Holocaust Survivor • Sent to Concentration Camp • Sent to Ghetto • Was a Forced Laborer

Mapping Joseph's Life

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“I was in the ghetto from the first day till the last day. In 1944, I left the ghetto with hunger, with disease, with a child, with a wife - and I didn't give up.” - Joseph Kupfer