Dr. Ernest Furst, an ear, nose and throat specialist from Topolcany in Slovakia, was deported to Auschwitz with his family in 1944. His wife and children were murdered. Dr. Furst was sent to the Friedland labor camp, a sub-camp of Gross Rosen. The prisoners were sent to forced labor in an armaments factory and as loggers in a saw mill.
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