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Leon Weliczker Wells

Leon Weliczker Wells


Leon Weliczker (1925–2009; later Wells) was born in Stoyaniv and moved to Lviv in 1933. After the German invasion, he lost his mother, father and six siblings. He was transported to the notorious Janowska concentration camp and managed to escape in 1942. After the Second World War, he emigrated to the US, where he worked as an engineer and in physics. His memories from the war, written down in 1944–45, were published as Janowska Road and The Death Brigade in 1963. Wells appeared as a witness at the Nuremberg trials and at Adolf Eichmann’s trial in 1961.

Books by Leon Weliczker Wells

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