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About Bertram Polak
See - Bertram Polak regarding a documentary film being made about Bertram Polak.
In 1940, Bertram Polak, a 22-year-old Jewish boy from Tilburg, was fighting in the Dutch army against the Germans. On May 14, the Netherlands surrendered and Bertram returned home. Het found the house empty, because his father, stepmother and three sisters fled with the last possible boat to England. The family survives the war safely abroad. In 1941, Bertram tries to escape, but is arrested and murdered in Auschwitz in 1942.
The documentary was shown on Omroep Brabant and here is a link to watch it. http://www.omroepbrabant.nl/?epg%2F3379662%2FHier+was+Bertram.aspx
Bertram Polak's Timeline
March 29, 1918
August 17, 1942
April 28, 2011
- April 29, 2011
Tilburg, North Brabant, The Netherlands
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