Biography:  Waldemar  was born in Kovno, Lithuania in October 1922. Waldemar faced escalating persecution from June 1940 which reached new heights once the Nazis had invaded Kovno. Waldemar was taken to the Kovno Ghetto alongside thousands of other Jews and eventually was deported to Dachau. Upon liberation, Waldemar met his future wife Ibi who was a fellow survivor of Auschwitz and Dachau.

Testimony: Click here to view Waldemar's testimony in our online Oral Testimony Collection.

Other Information: Auschwitz; The Nazi Camp System; Children in the Holocaust; Dachau