Notarized Statement concerning the circumstances of murder of  Chaskiel Krongold


On February 1st, 1948, Mr. Motel Cukierfajn born 27/07/1907, residing Grunwalderstrasse 30, Munich, ID Card B VII 28813,

Made the following Statement before the Legal Department of the Central Committee of Liberated Jews of Germany:


Franz Jäger was a man highly trusted by the Gestapo. I knew him personally from  1940  until october 1942. His Brother-in-law Berger was Oberscharführer (high Military grade) at the SD -: Security Service. I know for certain  that Jäger was responsible for the resettlement of jews from several towns in Galizia. He was the trustee of a brickyard in Ostrowiecz; approximately 400 Jews  worked under his command. In 1942, 6 Jews were shot by the Security Service upon Jäger’s order within the Brickyard permises.   This same year, during the resettlement of the Jews of Ostrowiecz , I personally witnessed  how Jäger, Trustee of an Alcohol-factory, handed the Jewish manager of this factory, as well as several Jewish workers, over to a resettlement transport.

On November 8, 1943 , Jäger , from his place of work established and remitted a list of 22 Jewish workers and sent these Jews to the extermination camp Firle near Radom.


I know the names of 10 of these Jews:

  • Enoch Wurman, 2) Nathan Penzak, 3) Mrs. Friedenthal, 4) Chil Weinberg, 5) Minkowski and his son, 6) Chawa Schneidermann, 7) Mrs. Schwarzmann and Child, 8) Chaskel Krongold, 9) Scheind Rotter, 10) Mrs. Kerbel.

Jäger, promising work to Jewish applicants, stole jewels and other items of value from them , but never gave them work. In August 1944 Jäger sent Jews from his place of work and other work places in Ostrowiecz to the concentration camp.





I hereby certify that the above declarations are true - being aware of the consequences of false declarations . I am willing to witness before a Court.

The witness Motel Cukierfajn’s signature is hereby certified


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