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Renee Beddouk was born in Paris as Renee Krasnobroda. Her family was Jewish but not very religious. Both of her parents were naturalized French citizens. In 1942, Renee and her parents left Paris for Clermont […]
Paul Tenenbaum was born in July 1928 in Luxembourg. He had no siblings and spoke German at home. Paul attended Hebrew classes and belonged to an Orthodox synagogue. He experienced anti-Semitism in his childhood in […]
Maud Dahme was born in Amersfoort, Holland. In 1942, the Germans sent letters to all the Jewish families ordering them to appear at a railroad station with one suitcase. The family was suspicious, and asked […]
John Mann was born Jose Mankowski in Paris, France on November 9th, 1926. When the Germans invaded Paris, the family left in their truck along with many other Parisians. However, after hearing that things were […]
Jacques grew up in Amsterdam, Netherlands, with his family. “I grew up like every normal Dutch kid grew up… I did not experience, as far as I remember, any anti-Semitism in the Netherlands.” German forces […]
Benjamin “Benno” Benninga was born in the Leeuwardern, Holland. Prior to the war the family was very well off due to Mr. Benninga’s shortening company. In 1940, they moved to Bussum and then Amsterdam two […]