Children of Saul

Mira Rosenfeld

Beregrákos, 1932 – Auschwitz-Birkenau, ? May 1944

In April 1944, the Jews of Beregrákos were transported by the Hungarian authorities to the so called Sajovits brickyard in Munkács. Conditions were extremely hard, people were starving. Evereybody under the age of 15 was forced to work. Many were tortured by the gendarmes. Due to lack of sanitation, even a typhus epidemic broke out. They were deported betweeen May 14 and 18 with four trains to Auschwitz-Birkenau, where Mira was killed by the Nazis at the age of twelve.