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Isaiah Kuperstein Papers

Identifier: RG 697

Scope and Contents

The papers pertain to the experiences of David Gertler, a functionary of the Jewish administration in the Lodz ghetto. Gertler was head of the Sonderabteilung (Special Unit) which performed the function of secret police in the ghetto. He was deported to the Auschwitz concentration camp in 1944. Recorded interview with Gertler by I. Kuperstein. Kuperstein's observations and evaluation of the interview, 1974. Proceedings of the Court of Honor of the Jewish Rehabilitation Commission against Gertler, 1948, including reports of witnesses. Correspondence of Gertler. Summary report of the trial of the former Gestapo leaders in Lodz, Fuchs, and Bradfisch, at which Gertler was a witness.


  • Creation: 1940 - 1947


Biographical / Historical

Historian. Director of the Education Department of the Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C.


.5 Linear Feet (5" (1 5"ltr))

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