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Cohen, Emanuel (Engels)

  • Born 26-05-1916 in Amsterdam.
  • Deceased 31-03-1944 in Poland – 27 years.
  • Parents Levie Cohen, diamond worker, and Elisabeth Esther Salomons.

Emanuel came in February 1936 from Amsterdam to the flight school Teuge. He was a Palestine -pioneer from the Deventer Association.

He was the youngest of the family with two children. He stayed earlier in January 1938 till June 1940 in Zenderen. After a short stay at his parents he came in August 1940 as farmers servant to the family Bosscha at ‘erve Vasterd’ Gammelke no. 6. Also Istvan Balint later lived at this address.

In December 1940 he moved back to his parents in Amsterdam. Emanuel came on October 18, 1943 to Westerbork. The next day he was already deported to the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Holocaust victim, like his father. His mother and brother Louis survived the war.

National Monument op de Dam and Holocaust Names Memorial in Amsterdam.

Erve Vasterd

Erve Vasterd

All Palestine pioneers in the municipality Weerselo