Woman saved by Oskar Schindler dies in Warsaw

WARSAW, Poland (JTA) — Stella Müller-Madej, a Holocaust survivor who wrote about being saved by Oskar Schindler, has died.
 
Müller-Madej died on Jan. 29 in Krakow at the age of 83.

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She was born in 1930 in Krakow. In March 1941 Müller-Madej was moved to the Krakow Ghetto and in 1942 to the Nazi camp in Plaszow. She entered Auschwitz in October 1944. Thanks to the efforts of her uncle, Müller-Madej was listed with her family on Schindler’s list and along with other prisoners was sent to the Brunnlitz factory. She worked there as a turner.

After the war she returned to Krakow.

In 1991 she published a book “A Girl From Schindler’s List”.

In 2001 she published the second part of her memoirs, “A Girl From Schindler’s List: Post-war years,” that describes the life of her family after the war and the impact of the trauma of World War II on her life.

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