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Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies


  • Margarete Buber-Neumann

    Margarete Buber-Neumann

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    Margarete Buber-Neumann

    Margarete BuberNeumann was born on October 21, 1901, in Potsdam, Germany. In 1926 she joined the Communist Party, After some disagreement with the party, she was arrested by Stalin in 1938, found guilty of being a "dangerous element," and sent to Siberia as a slave laborer.

    Following the HitlerStalin Pact, she was transferred to Ravensbrück in 1940. There she became friends with Milena Jesenska. In 1948 her book, Between Two Dictators; Stalin and Hitler, was published.

    Margarete BuberNeumann died on November 6, 1989 in Frankfurt, Germany.

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