Albert Cohen letter
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Steve Cohen
Funding Note: The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
Steve Cohen donated the Albert Cohen letter to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2018. Steve Cohen is the nephew of Albert Cohen.
The Albert Cohen letter was written by Albert Cohen, while he was serving in the United States Army in Europe during World War II. The letter and envelope are addressed to Cohen’s mother, Estelle Cohen, in Milwaukee, April 26, 1945. The letter describes Cohen’s experiences at the Buchenwald concentration camp shorty after it was liberated.
The Albert Cohen letter is arranged in a single series.