Biography Roman Witoński

This journal contains deepening material of the exhibition at the memorial site Bullenhuser Damm. Roman Witónski was one of twenty children, who were murdered on 20th April 1945 at Bullenhuser Damm. Roman Witonski, whose family nickname was Romek, was born on 8 June 1938 in Radom, Poland, where his father, Seweryn Witonski, worked as a paediatrician. In late July 1944, Rucza Witonska and her children were deported to the Pionki labour camp near Radom and from there on to Auschwitz, where they were initially imprisoned in the women’s camp.

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Iris Groschek, Kristina Vagt
KZ-Gedenkstätte Neuengamme
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