By Morris Wyszogrod
During this memoir Morris Wyszogrod recounts his reviews from the time of the Nazi invasion of Poland to the liberation of the Theresienstadt focus camp in 1945. He describes intimately the time he spent within the Warsaw Ghetto; his paintings as an artist for varied Luftwaffe team of workers on the Warsaw army airport; his studies on the Budzyn focus camp, the place he used to be assigned to accessorize the residing quarters of the SS and to supply drawings at an orgiastic Oktoberfest; his elimination to Plaszow, the place he was once placed to paintings digging up mass graves and burning the our bodies to dispose of the facts of Nazi struggle crimes; his witnessing of the firebombing of Dresden in February 1945; and his next liberation at Theresienstadt by way of the purple military in may perhaps 1945. simply as an artist may possibly check in what he or she sees opposed to a delicate visible and ethical template, so Wyszogrod doubly registered what he observed and felt, either in his drawings and in his thoughts.
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Haya, hoveh, v'yihiyeh. It was, it is, and it will continue to be. I never forgot. I will never forget. I will never forgive them for what they did to us, and I will continue to remember forever and ever. The Shfoch Chamoscho was finished. I looked around the table. My brother Pesach looked half dead. He was slumped over the table, his chin hooked over its edge, his hands hanging down by his sides to the floor. Shlomo, sitting next to him, and my sister, across the table, were exhausted. They looked like skeletons, their faces, ash gray.
I had no choice, so I started to march. From time to time, I saw German patrols but managed to evade them. (I later learned that the other Jews in my work group were let go after two days of work. The Germans simply picked up a fresh group of Jews who were not exhausted and were therefore better workers. I don't think they ever noticed my disappearance because nobody was punished. ) When I finally arrived home at about the start of curfew at nine o'clock, I found my family frantic. They embraced me and kissed me despite the stink I brought into the house from my work in the latrines.
Cm. (SUNY series in modern Jewish literature and culture) Includes index. paper). Holocaust, Jewish (19391945), in art. Series: SUNY series on modern Jewish literature and culture. 53'18'092dc21 [B] 99-27877 CIP 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 Page v In memory of my beloved parents, Doba and Chaim Boruch Wyszogrod, my sister, Esther Raizl, my brothers, Pesach and Shlomo Yitzhak and all those who perished with no one to mourn them. Page vii Acknowledgments First and foremost, credit must go to my dear wife, Helen, my most devoted life's partner.
A brush with death: an artist in the death camps by Morris Wyszogrod