Hildegarde Franz

  • Recording Date: September 20, 1946
  • Duration: 21:40
  • Spools: 9-136
  • Location: München, Germany; Funkkaserne displaced-person's camp
  • Languages: German

Biographical Information

  • Name: Hildegarde Franz
  • Age: 75
  • Birthplace: Nürnberg, Germany
  • Gender: female
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Nationality: Germany
  • Marital Status: widow
  • Location At Time Of German Invasion: Nürnberg, Germany
  • Interned At: Theresienstadt
  • Location At Time Of Liberation: Terezín, Czechoslovakia
  • Liberation Date: May 8, 1945
  • Liberated By: Russia

Commentary

 German Jews living in mixed marriages with German Christians were among the last to be taken away. Hildegard Franz's fate was sealed when her Christian husband died during the war. A little more than two months later she was sent to Theresienstadt. Her family lost its retail shop in Nuremberg ... Read full commentary »