Alexander Karp was born in Nyírmada, Hungary. The family then moved to Kisv&accute;rda. By 1944, Alexander and his family were living in Baktalórántháza. After the German occupation, they were forced into the Kisv&accute;rda ghetto. After two months in the ghetto, he was transported to Auschwitz-Birkenau and then to a camp in France to do forced labor. From there he was moved to Kochendorf and then Dachau. Alexander was liberated in Mittenwald while on a death march from Dachau. After liberation Alexander returned to Hungary before moving to Canada and then to the United States.
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