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Berger, Albert (Engels)

  • Born 03-05-1919 in Bonn, Germany.
  • Deceased 21-02-1944 in Auschwitz-Monowitz, Poland.
  • Parents Salomon Berger and Elisabeth Berger.

Albert was born in Bonn but later lived in Siegburg.

He was till end December 1938 in the concentration camp Sachsenhausen and arrived in January 1939 from Bielefeld through the flight school Teuge into the Netherlands. He was a Palestine-pioneer from the Deventer Association.

In early October 1939 he came from Almelo to Weerselo (address unknown), and left half in November 1939 for ‘De Korenbloem’ in Deventer.

He lived after staying at Assen since September 1941 at the Veldbeekweg 5 in Boekelo.

Albert came on October 3, 1942 in Westerbork transit camp – barracks 58 and 64.

On September 14, 1942, he was transported from Westerbork to the External command Auschwitz III-Monowitz. Here the prisoners were employed in the huge Buna factory complex of the German chemical company IG Farben.

Holocaust victim, like his mother. His brothers Adolf and Herman left for Israel and survived the war.

Jewish memorial and Stolperstein Enschede.

All Palestine-pioneers in the municipality Weerselo

(Dutch version)

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