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Drancy Internment Camp

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  • Irma Dubiner (1898 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Dubiner, Irma geborene Teichtner geboren am 26. September 1898 in Leipzig / - / Sachsen wohnhaft in Leipzig Emigration: 27. August 1939, Frankreich Depo...
  • Hedwig Freudenthaler (1893 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Freudenthaler, Hedwig Edwige geborene Ottenheimer geboren am 19. Februar 1893 in Heinsheim / Mosbach / Baden wohnhaft in Heinsheim Deportation: ab Baden-P...
  • Günther Joseph Cohn (1913 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Cohn, Gunter Günter Günther Joseph geboren am 13. Mai 1913 in Berlin / - / Stadt Berlin wohnhaft in Berlin Emigration: Belgien Deportation: ab Belgien 1...
  • Joseph Schwarz (1900 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Schwarz, Josef Joseph geboren am 11. Juni 1900 in Köln / - / Rheinprovinz wohnhaft in Kerpen Inhaftierung: 21. Juni 1938 - 30. März 1939, Sachsenhausen, K...
  • Gertrud Lüttke (1893 - 1943)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Lüttke, Gertrud geborene Curjel geboren am 05. März 1893 in Karlsruhe / - / Baden wohnhaft in Karlsruhe Emigration: 1937, Frankreich Deportation: ab Dra...

The Drancy internment camp of Paris, France, was used to hold Jews who were later deported to the extermination camps. 65,000 Jews were deported from Drancy, of whom 63,000 were murdered[1] including 6,000 children. Only 2,000 remained alive when Allied forces liberated the camp on 17 August 1944.

Drancy was under the control of the French police until 1943 when administration was taken over by SS and officer Alois Brunner. In 2001, Brunner's case was brought before a French court by Nazi hunter Serge Klarsfeld, which sentenced Brunner in absentia to a life sentence for crimes against humanity.

See also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_deportations_of_French_Jews_to_death_camps

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