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Ernst Cahn

Birthplace: Bonn, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Death: Died in 's-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Cause of death: (Tortured and shot by a firing squad at Waalsdorpervlakte (Scheveningen
Immediate Family:

Son of Salomon Cahn and Rosa Cahn
Husband of Lina Cahn (Hoffmann)
Father of Helga Rolider and Inge Ascher
Brother of Walter Cahn; Siegmund Eliezer Cahn; Charlotte Cahn; Hedwig Shloss; Louise Cahn and 1 other

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About Ernst Cahn

Erst Cahn was tortured and shot at Gestapo Headquarters in Amsterdam.

He refused to reveal who had fixed the offensive ammonia bottle in his tavern that killed numbers of Germans. He was shot by a German firing squad on 3 March 1941, the first person to be shot in such a way in Holland, since the German occupation ten months earlier.


The Holocaust - Martin Gilbert page 144 F tour/2010 oranjehotel/oranjehotel en.html

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Ernst Cahn's Timeline

July 26, 1889
Bonn, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
January 31, 1915
Age 25
Berlijn, Germany
January 19, 1919
Age 29
Berlin, Germany
March 3, 1941
Age 51
's-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands