Re: CONVOY 68 OF FEBRUARY 10th 1944 FROM DRANCY TO AUSCHWITZ #france #holocaust


Selma Sheridan
 

My paternal cousins, Cécile HERSCHER, age 16, and Odette HERSCHER, age 14, were forced from St-Privat-des-Prés to Poitiers to Drancy to Auschwitz on 10 Feb. 1944 (convoy 68).  Their parents had been murdered in 1942, Mathias (convoy 8) and Sara (convoy 40).  Their little sister Marguerite, age 9, was deported to Auschwitz (convoy 77).  The family had fled from Lens, Pas-de-Calais, about 1938, hoping that St-Privat would be a safer place.  Thank you for keeping alive  the memory of the victims of convoy 68, and all the others.
Selma Sigal Sheridan
ssherida@...
Oswego NY USA

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