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Bernhard Blejwas

Also Known As: "Bernhard", "Bleiweiss", "Blajwajs"
Birthplace: Leipzig, Leipzig, SN, Germany
Death: after September 02, 1942
Auschwitz, Oświęcim, Oświęcim County, Lillepolen, Poland (אושוויץ Holocaust)
Immediate Family:

Son of Chaim Majer Blejwas and Maria/Marila Blejwas
Brother of Private and Leo Blejwas

Managed by: Tzahi Drori
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About Bernhard Blejwas

Bernhard Bernad BLEJWAS BLEIWEISS BLAJWAJS: b. 27 June 1922/1923?, Leipzig - d. after 2 Sept 1942, Auschwitz, HOLOCAUST

Details of deportation and subsequent death courtesy of:

Chaim and his two sons, Bernhard & Leo, were in the region of Nice, Côte d'Azur, where they were rounded up in the notorious "Rafles d'août" in August 1942. The arrested Jewish citizens were incarcerated in the Caserne Auvare for a while before being put on a goods train, in locked-up wagons, and transferred to Drancy.

cf. Archives Départémentales des Alpes Maritimes:

BLAJWAB (sic): Chaim, Bernhard, Leo - Chambre # 25, Voiture # 20

Also cf. listing thanks to:

Details of further deportation and subsequent death courtesy of:

Mémorial de la Shoah

Features actual list of deportation (shown here under "Media")

Convoi # 27

And also -

Bernhard Bleiweiss was born in Lublin/Leipzig, Germany in 27/06/1923 to Chaim and Maria nee Lustgarten. He was a student and single. Prior to WWII he lived in Leipzig, Germany. During the war he was in Nice, Deported with Transport 27, Train 901-22 from Drancy,Camp,France to Auschwitz Birkenau,Extermination Camp,Poland on 02/09/1942.

Bernhard was murdered in the Shoah.

This information is based on Pages of Testimony submitted by his brother, Viliam Wolf William Blye Bleiweiss and by his aunt, Yona Gerstenfeld and

on a List of murdered Jews from Germany, found in List of Jewish victims from the Memorial book "Victims of the Persecution of Jews under the National Socialist Tyranny in Germany 1933 - 1945" prepared by the German Federal Archives and

on a List of deportation from France, found in Le Mémorial de la déportation des juifs de France, Béate et Serge Klarsfeld, Paris 1978 and

on a List of persecuted persons, found in Service Européen de Recherches (SER– European Search Service) card catalogue from France for searching for relatives, 1940-1946.

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Bernhard Blejwas's Timeline

June 27, 1922
Leipzig, Leipzig, SN, Germany
September 2, 1942
Age 20
Auschwitz, Oświęcim, Oświęcim County, Lillepolen, Poland