"My short story of time in Mauthausen"

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2005.334
1 Jan 1995 - 31 Dec 2005
Level of Description
  • English
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium



Archival History

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum


Charles Torluccio donated this collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives on Aug. 2, 2005 with the permission of Waldemar Bialous. Mr. Torluccio participated in the liberation of Mauthausen as a member of the 11th Armored Division and reunited with Mr. Bialous on the 50th anniversary of liberation in 1995.

Scope and Content

Consists of one memoir, 15 pages, entitled "My short story of time in Mauthausen," by Waldemar Bialous, originally of Warsaw, Poland. In the memoir, Mr. Bialous relates his memories of his transfer from Auschwitz to Mauthausen and of his life within the Mauthausen concentration camp, where he worked in the kitchen until his liberation. Also includes correspondence from Mr. Bialous to Mr. Charles Torluccio, an American liberator of Mauthausen. The two men reunited at the 50th anniversary of the liberation in 1995.

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