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The Death of Edith Frank
Prisoners after the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, 1945.

Rosa de Winter-Levy was together with the Frank family in Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, and there she got to know Edith Frank:

"Edith has taken ill, has a high fever. I want her to go to the hospital. Though there is a great fear of being gassed because every week Dr. Mengele goes to the sick-bay to pick out those women who in his opinion are too thin to be left alive. Despite everything, I bring Edith there. She has a fever of 41 degrees (105.8 degrees Fahrenheit) and is immediately admitted to the barracks that serve as a sick-bay. (...) One morning new patients arrive. Suddenly I recognize Edith, she has come from another ward of the sick-bay. She is but a mere shadow of herself. A few days later she dies, totally worn out."

From Escaped from the Gas Chamber, by Rosa de Winter-Levy (Doetinchem, 1945).
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