Max Solarz

"Don't give up!!!"

Name at birth
Moishe Solarz
Date of birth
Where were you born?
Where did you grow up?
Slomnicki, Poland
Name of father, occupation
Motel Solarz, Merchant of fabrics
Maiden name of mother, occupation
Leah, Homemaker
Immediate family (names, birth order)
27 with nine siblings and two parents
How many in entire extended family?
Who survived the Holocaust?
Me and my nephew Josef Feuereisen
I was in several concentration camps including Plashow, Auschwitz, Dachau, and Buchenwald as well as many labor camps associated with these camps. I was gravely ill during portions of these experiences and was helped by many inmates.
Name of Ghetto(s)
Name of Concentration / Labor Camp(s)
What DP Camp were you after the war?
Yes in Poking, Germany
Where did you go after being liberated?
Poland, Italy
When did you come to the United States?
November 1949
Where did you settle?
Detroit, Michigan
Occupation after the war
When and where were you married?
May, 1947 in Munich, Germany
Helen (Rotter) Solarz, Seamstress and Homemaker
Susan Solarz Rabinovitz, education Michael Solarz, business
Four: Allison, Michelle, Melissa, and Kimberly
What do you think helped you to survive?
Good fortune and good friends.
What message would you like to leave for future generations?
Don't give up!!!
Charles Silow
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