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Yad Vashem And These are Their Names... Identifying the Death March Victims Buried in a Mass Grave in Poland

Marius Yungerman

Auschwitz no. 5779 A

Aerial photograph taken by the US Air Force of the IG Farben synthetic rubber and petrol factory complex, Buna-Monowitz, 26th June 1944. Buna-Monowitz – Auschwitz III

Marius Yungerman arrived at Auschwitz-Birkenau on the 24th of May 1944 on a transport of Jews from Hungary. On arrival, he passed the selection, received the number 5779A and became an inmate of the camp.

On the 3rd of June 1944 he was transferred to Buna-Monowitz – Auschwitz III.

On the 8th of June 1944 it appears that he was transferred from Buna-Monowitz to another sub-camp of Auschwitz.

The Transport
On the 24th of May 1944, an RSHA transport of Jews from Hungary arrived at Auschwitz. On arrival, following the selection, 2,000 of the deportees received the numbers 5729A – 7728A. The rest were sent immediately to the gas chambers and murdered.

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