Edward Linson was born in May, 1919 in Warsaw, Poland. He was the second youngest of eight children and was studying medicine before the war. At the start of the war, Edward worked in the Skoda Factory for the Germans before being taken to Poniatowa and later Majdanek. When he was transferred to Auschwitz, Edward worked in Chemical Kommando 98 at Buna-Monowitz. From Buna-Monowitz, he was taken to several concentration camps before being liberated by the Russians. Edward met and married his wife in Germany and immigrated to America.
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