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Photograph of a memorial to Jews murdered by the Nazis. The memorial is in Belfort, France. The postcard and the next (1435/7) were sent to Mrs Linton by her friend Gertha Stararck. She was working in France as a nanny when World War Two began. She was saved from deportation to the death camps by 2 German soldiers from her home town. They hid her and fetched food for her. These soldiers were later sent to the eastern front. Gertha's husband was taken away by the Nazis, however, and never returned and Gertha Stararck later committed suicide.
Photograph of a memorial to Jews murdered by the Nazis. The memorial is in Belfort, France. The postcard and the next (1435/7) were sent to Mrs Linton by her friend Gertha Stararck. She was working in France as a nanny when World War Two began. She was saved from deportation to the death camps by 2 German soldiers from her home town. They hid her and fetched food for her. These soldiers were later sent to the eastern front. Gertha's husband was taken away by the Nazis, however, and never returned and Gertha Stararck later committed suicide.
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Photograph of a memorial to Jews murdered by the Nazis. The memorial is in Belfort, France. The postcard and the next (1435/7) were sent to Mrs Linton by her friend Gertha Stararck. She was working in France as a nanny when World War Two began. She was saved from deportation to the death camps by 2 German soldiers from her home town. They hid her and fetched food for her. These soldiers were later sent to the eastern front. Gertha's husband was taken away by the Nazis, however, and never returned and Gertha Stararck later committed suicide.
Date of work:
n.d.
Reference number:
GB124.DPA/1435/6
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Use restrictions:
Unrestricted
Record types:
COMPONENT
Language:
English
Record number:
7486781
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