- Born in Krosno, Poland in 1924. Her father, born in 1890, was a ritual slaughterer, whose father was a judge. Her mother, born in 1891, was a simple housewife who had a mother that was wealthy from selling hay from lands she owned.
- She was sixteen years old when the Nazis came to Krosno and stuffed her and her family into the Krosno Ghetto. From there she was shipped to the Jaslow Ghetto, and the following camps: Sednia, Plaszow (in Cracow), and ultimately Auschwitz in 1944.
- In Auschwitz, Schindler came and took away 300 people that had worked under him in Plaszow. She and 300 other lucky ones were transported to Czechoslovakia to work in Schindler’s ammunition factory.
- She was liberated in 1945 by Soviet troops. After the war, she traveled to Cracow, then, hearing her brother was there, Bergen-Belsen. She found Eliezer in Bergen-Belsen and traveled back to Cracow to finally leave Poland for good. She and Eliezer went to a Displaced Persons Camp in Munich, Germany.
- In 1945 Frieda married Jacob Deutscher, who worked for the Vaad Hatzala in Germany. In 1950, the three Deutschers immigrated to America, where they settled in Washington Heights.
- Jacob worked in a dry cleaning business with his brother Isaac while Frieda gave birth to three more children and raised all of them in the fine institution of Rabbi Joseph Breuer. In 1983, her husband Jacob died in 1983 and her brother Eliezer died in 2006. Today she has eleven grandchildren and more than ten great grandchildren. Frieda still lives in Washington Heights and is very happy from all her accomplishments she has done since surviving the Second World War.
Encyclopedia Entries, International School for Holocaust Studies - Schindler, Oskar
- microsoft word - 4006.pdf
- Microsoft Word - Microsoft Word - 5719.DOC
http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/ (put DP camps in search box)
Bergen Belsen Displaced Persons Camp