Archiv der Kategorie: Biography

Biographies of Inmates of the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp

This is a project made by volunteers from different parts of the world who were participating in an international volunteer project. In order to write the biographies of seven inmates that were part of the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp, primary sources … Weiterlesen

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Biography of Nikolai Subarew

Nikolai Sergejewitsch Subarew was born in Moscow in 1922. His father worked for Moscow Tram company. He grew up with three brothers and one sister. He went to the (automotive) engineering department of the Red Army academy in Leningrad, in … Weiterlesen

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Biography of Ab Nicolaas

Ab(Albert) Nicolaas was born at 6 of June in 1917, in Leyden, the Netherlands.There were 3 children in their family, Ab and his 2 sisters. His father was politically active in the labor movement and made sure his children were … Weiterlesen

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Herschel Grynszpan – the forgotten Jewish assassin

The timeline of life of Herschel Grynszpan. Herschel Grynszpan in French custody (Source: Wikimedia Commons) Early Life Herschel Grynszpan was born in Hannover on 28 March in 1921 as a son of the tailor Zindel and his wife Rivka Grynszpan. His … Weiterlesen

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Simon Friedmann (1901-1942)

We were able to create this biography according to the information provided by the Gestapo, some personal information is not given and we cannot find more information. He was born in Warsaw in Poland on 14th of March 1901. He … Weiterlesen

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Lothar Erdmann

Life and Family of Lothar Erdmann Lothar Erdmann was born on 12th October 1888 in Breslau (nowadays Poland) but grew up in Bonn where his father, Prof. Dr. Benno Erdmann, had become a university professor. Young Lothar studied history, philosophy, … Weiterlesen

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Janina Krawczyk: one dream, one faith, one will

Janina Krawczyk was born in 1919 in Vilnuis which was a part of Poland at that time. She had three younger brothers. Janina always wanted to become a teacher by profession, but when Germany invaded and occupied Poland, her dream … Weiterlesen

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