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Comb made by Yona Wygocka Dickmann

Yona Wygocka Dickmann fashioned this aluminum comb from airplane parts after the SS transferred her from Auschwitz to forced labor in an airplane factory in Freiburg, Germany, in November 1944. She used the comb as her hair, shaven in Auschwitz, began to grow back.


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Comb made by Yona Wygocka Dickmann [LCID: 1998tdh3]

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