About Suse Poetsch
When Suse's parents were baptised ca 1923 she was about ten years old. Her family name changed from POLLAK to POHNERT. She attended a finishing school in Dresden after high school in Prague. Her cousin Kurt Metzker remembers her having an eye operation when she was little because her eyes were not moist enough. He says she was very pretty. When she went dancing with her younger sister Mimi they were very well dressed and excellent company amusing. They were in great demand. Suse died in Ravensbrueck after being arrested by the Gestapo at our house in Holesovice. She was sent to the small prison at Terezin and from there to Germany where she died soon after arrival.