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Zofia Posmysz. Die Schreiberin. 7566. Auschwitz 1942–1945

During 1942–1945 Zofia Posmysz was a prisoner at Auschwitz-Birkenau, where she worked in the kitchen and the food warehouse as a scribe. She survived the death march to the KL Ravensbrück, spending the final months of the war in the Neustadt-Glewe camp. After the war she devoted herself to becoming a writer and educator and became a journalist. The experience of the Holocaust became her mission. The richly illustrated publication is a compilation of Zofia Posmysz’s reminiscences and stories recorded by Maria Anna Potocka.

Maria Anna Potocka
Zofia Posmysz. Die Schreiberin. 7566. Auschwitz 1942–1945

language of publication: German
academic consultation: Teresa Wontor-Cichy, Daria Czarnecka (KL Auschwitz maps)
translation: Heinz Rosenau, Barbara Ostrowska
graphic design: Rafał Sosin, Marta Mosiołek (KL Auschwitz maps)
format: 170 × 230 mm
number of pages: 136
ISBN 978-83-65851-22-2
year of issue: 2019

The book is accompanied by a DVD with her testimony, recorded by Maria Anna Potocka in 2012 at the International Youth Meeting Centre in Oświęcim.

directed by: Anna Maria Potocka
camera and editing: Adam Uryniak