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Drancy Internment Camp

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  • Toni Bloch (1889 - 1942)
    Antonia was born in 1889 and died 1942 after 28 Aug in Auschwitz (deported on Convoy 25) at age 53. Bloch, Tony Toni née Baum born on 23rd April 1889 in Nonnenweier / Lahr / Baden resident of ...
  • Josef "Sepp" Bloch (1886 - 1942)
    Bloch, Josef born on 23rd September 1886 in Sulzburg / Müllheim / Baden resident of Lörrach Deportation: from Baden-Pfalz-Saarland 22nd October 1940, Gurs, internment camp Drancy, colle...
  • Peter Heinz Braunsberg (1921 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Braunsberg, Peter Heinz geboren am 26. Januar 1921 in Berlin (Charlottenburg) / - / Stadt Berlin wohnhaft in Berlin und Leipzig Emigration...
  • Mariette Elvina Hellendall (1894 - c.1942)
  • Irma Bürger (1893 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Bürger, Irma geborene Meyerhardt geboren am 10. September 1893 in Krojanke / Flatow / Westpreußen wohnhaft in Berlin (Schö...

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.

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