• [Censored letter of Waleria Szatkowska at Auschwitz to Mrs. Janina Ćwikła]
    Letter, recto

[Censored letter of Waleria Szatkowska at Auschwitz to Mrs. Janina Ćwikła]

Archival Item

Resource TypeDocuments
Date of Creation1944
GenreCorrespondence & Philatelic Materials
Identifier2016.003.008
Extent & MediumI document
Scope & ContentItem is a 1944 censored letter from Waleria Szatkowska at Auschwitz to Mrs. Janina Ćwikła at Hamburg.
LanguageGerman
Auxiliary Documentation

Translation

NoteAll letters coming in and out of the camps were monitored by camp authorities. This censored letter, written by Catholic inmate Waleria Szatkowska, speaks to the desperation and longing to reach one’s family members and to hear back from them.