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Karla Mayer was born Karla Woellert in Friedland, Germany on February 7, 1918. On September 15, 1941 she arrived at Ravensbruck to undergo guard training. In March 1942 she arrived at Auschwitz I camp in Poland. There she gained the title of "Leitern eines Sortierkommandos" (Chief Overseer of the Sorting Kommandos). Karla later went to Majdanek camp near Lublin, and when the camp was evacuated in early 1944, she arrived back at Auschwitz. Her fate is unknown.
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