Re: What happened to uncle Michel ROTMAN ? #poland


Lewis, Megan
 

According to the Virtual Shtetl article for Ostrow Mazowiecka  https://sztetl.org.pl/en/towns/o/53-ostrow-mazowiecka/99-history/137809-history-of-community
the majority of the Jews were killed in mass shootings in September or November 1939. This would explain the lack of paper records.  Another scenario is that he fled east into Soviet territory and died there ( for example many Polish Jewish refugees were sent to Siberia.)  

Megan Lewis, librarian
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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