Prisoner-Hidden Items Found at Auschwitz #poland #holocaust

Jan Meisels Allen



Items hidden by Auschwitz prisoners were recovered from a chimney in the concentration camp.  The objects were found in Block 17 of the former Main Camp at Auschwitz as part of the renovation work undertaken by Austria’s National Fund for the vVctims of Nazism.

Prisoners with special manual skills were housed in the building where the items were found.

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Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee


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