Genealogy Projects tagged with internment camp on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Drancy Internment Camp

    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 ...

  • Asolo Internment Camp

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the Geni profiles of those who were living in the Asolo Internment Camp in Italy during World War II.

  • Gurs Internment Camp (France)

    Camp Gurs was an internment and refugee camp constructed by the French government in 1939. The camp was originally set up in southwestern France after the fall of Catalonia at the end of the Spanish Civil War to control those who fled Spain out of fear of retaliation from Francisco Franco's regime. At the start of the World War II, the French government interned Germans and citizens of other ...

  • Doualic Internment Camp (France)

    Douadic Internment Camp (France) Période d'activité: 1939-1945 Superficie: 8 hectares : bâtiments en dur et baraques Population internée: Prisonniers de guerre, réfugiés français et étrangers, juifs raflés dans l'Indre Lieu dit : de l'Etang du Blanc Commune : 36300 Douadic Canton : Le Blanc Département : Indre Région : Centre-Val de Loire Pays : France Le Camp de Douadic...

  • Cyprus internment camps

    Cyprus internment camps were camps run by the British government for internment of Jews who had immigrated or attempted to immigrate to Mandatory Palestine in violation of British policy. There were a total of 12 camps, which operated from August 1946 to January 1949, and in total held 53,510 people.Great Britain informed the United Nations (UN) on February 14, 1947, that it would no longer adm...