Maus

A beautiful, intelligent Hungarian woman imprisoned in Birkenau with Anja, who passes news and letters between the Vladek and Anja during their time in the camp. After the evacuation of Birkenau, Mancie keeps Anja close and protects her. Vladek tries to find Mancie after the war, to express his gratitude for her help, but he never discovers what happened to her.
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Mancie Character Timeline in Maus

The timeline below shows where the character Mancie appears in Maus. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 2, Chapter 2
The Holocaust and the Responsibility of its Survivors Theme Icon
Death, Chance, and Human Interdependence Theme Icon
...that he was able to get in touch with Anja through a Hungarian woman named Mancie, who sometimes worked in Auschwitz though she was imprisoned in Birkenau. Mancie is the mistress... (full context)
Grief, Memory, and Love Theme Icon
Death, Chance, and Human Interdependence Theme Icon
A few days after they meet, Mancie brings Vladek news of Anja. She tells him Anja is surviving but is very frail,... (full context)
Grief, Memory, and Love Theme Icon
Death, Chance, and Human Interdependence Theme Icon
...looking at each other, afraid the guards may see them talking. Anja tells Vladek that Mancie has been getting her jobs in the kitchen, and that she has been slipping scraps... (full context)
Part 2, Chapter 4
The Holocaust and the Responsibility of its Survivors Theme Icon
Grief, Memory, and Love Theme Icon
...Vladek was in Dachau. Anja went through Gross-Rosen and through Ravensbrück, another camp, Vladek says. Mancie kept her close and protected her. She was freed before Vladek and went to Sosnowiec,... (full context)