Thanks for your e-mail. This is the first time that I heard about a
"lumber camp". While I have no information about my father having
been sent to this camp, I can not exclude this possibility. If you
have information about this camp, I would be glad if you can send it
On Sep 3, 2007, at 11:37 AM, terry polewski wrote:
> Dear Irwin,
> can't offer you much but my family was in the lumber camp (at or
> called) Samarakand from Feb '40 till released in spring(?) of '41.
> If you think this might be the place mybe I can at least pass on
> something about the camp.
> Terry Polewski
> Windsor Canada
> Stefan Wisniowski <stefan@...> wrote:
> Please welcome Erwin to the group. Perhaps someone can help Erwin
> out with
> some insights or information?
> Stefan Wisniowski
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Erwin" <erwinprifer@...>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Monday, September 03, 2007 12:12 PM
> Subject: Ignatz Eugen Prifer
> > My father, Ignatz Eugen Prifer, was transported by the Nazis from
> > Austria in October 1939 to a place called Nisko in Poland. Upon
> > all deportees were told to leave the place forthwith since there
> were no
> > existing facilities. He made his way to Lwow where he lived with
> > relatives until the city was overrun by the Russians. He was
> > from Lwow to Russia and the last communication we had from him
> was from
> > Samarkand - it was a cable requesting money. We sent the money via
> > American Express but it was returned to us as undeliverable.
> > I would be very glad to hear from someone in your organization
> who might
> > have relative/s with similar experience or perhaps even knows the
> fate of
> > my father.
> > I just learned about your organization today and just joined through
> > Pay-pal.
> > Erwin Prifer
> > erwinprifer@...
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