FRENCH CHILDREN OF THE HOLOCAUST

A memorial
Serge Klarsfeld  

 
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Hans AMENT was born on February 15, 1934, in Vienna. He was one of the 44 children from the childrens home in Izieu. His father, Max, was deported on convoy 50 of March 4, 1943. His mother, Ernestina, was hospitalized for tuberculosis on March 23, 1944, in the sanatorium LEspérance (Hope) in Hauteville (Ain), not far from Izieu. She died there on August 7, 1944. Hans, who took the name Jean, was arrested on April 6, 1944, and deported on May 30, 1944, on convoy 75. His older brother had been able to emigrate to the United States. His immigration card shows that Hans had also been accepted by the U.S., but too late.
 
 
   
   

FRENCH CHILDREN OF THE HOLOCAUST

A memorial
Serge Klarsfeld

 
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