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25. 11. 1940 - The Patria disaster

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The Second world war 1939 - 1945 (6057)

List of witnesses


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Major (ret.) Otakar (Otto) Braun (1920)

born on 20. January 1920 in the family of a small Jewish businessman in Napajedla in the autumn of 1940 he and his brother left in one of the last Jewish transports for the Middle East He was an eyewitness of the sinking of the ship “Patria” – Autumn of 1940 ... arrows 


Erich (Eliahu) Brodavka (1925 - 2011)

born in Ostrava into a mixed Czech-German Jewish family transported to Palestine witnessed the sinking of the Patria ship entered the Czechoslovak Army in Palestine fought at Tobruk and Dunkerque left to Israel with the Czech Military Contingent (1949) a ... arrows 


Major (ret.) Otto Grant (1923)

born on August 17, 1923, into a well situated family as a Jewish citizen he emigrated to England before the German occupation of Czechoslovakia the rest of his family followed him shortly afterwards graduated in Great Britain joined the Czechoslovak army in ... arrows 


Anina Korati, roz. Vohryzková (1921) video clip available

born 1921 in Prague in the family of a Jewish attorney her younger brother Josef Vohryzek, who later became a literary critic and signatory of Charter 77, spent the years 1940–1945 in Sweden 1940 departure with a Zionist group to Palestine travelling on the ... arrows 


Lieutenant Petr Mayer (1919)

born on June 1, 1919 in Olomouc, Jewish origin spent his childhood in Mikulov, where he attended a Czech municipal school, then a German grammar school and a Czech grammar school in Břeclav started to study a higher school of agricultural studies but was expelled ... arrows 


Hana Pavlů (1921 - 2013)

experienced the loss of nearly her entire family at the hands of Nazi Germany came from the German family of Jewish manufacturers, her mother came from Vienna together with her sister they joined the transport to Palestine she survived the disaster of the ... arrows 


Jiří Poláček (1913 - 2008)

born in Prague on March 29th, 1913, spent his childhood in Kolín came of a line of Kolín Jews, whose members died in Auschwitz joined the Army in 1935, participant to the mobilization in 1938 emigrated to the Middle East in 1939 took a voyage on board of the ... arrows 


Major (ret.) Gerhard Singer (1923)

he was born on June 9th 1923 in Mistek town he ran away to Denmark in 1939, in 1940 he got to Palestine via Scandinavia and former Soviet Union military training in the Middle East he was sent to Africa, he fought in the waterfront of Tobruk in 1942 left on ... arrows 


Avraham Talmi (1920)

born 19 February 1920 as Ervín Farkaš in Krásovice, Michalovce District from an orthodox Jewish family spring 1939, six-month preparatory Makabi Hacair course before leaving for Palestine 29 November 1939, left Prague to Bratislava with a group of Zionists ... arrows 


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