Re: article about Viennese Jews who escaped to U.K. via Manchester Guardian advertisements #austria-czech #unitedkingdom #holocaust
This article shone an interesting light on some mysteries in my wife’s
We have often wondered how my wife's aunt Gerda Neurath escaped from Austria
to a position as a maid for Miss Cohen, a magistrate, at 34 Manor Road,
Birmingham in 1939, and this article may provide the explanation.
Unfortunately, we will never know for sure.
Gerda’s cousin Rita Geiringer worked for a Mr. Lewinski at 73 Hamilton Ave
or 5 Portland Road and may also have been someone saved by one of these
advertisements in the Guardian.
I wonder if it was as a result of an advertisement in the Guardian like
Another relative, Max Hacker, whose father Isador Hacker married into the
Geiringer family, made it to Manila , possibly already married to Frieda
Vaisman or possibly they met in Manila. After the war they made it to
Chicago in the USA. He and his wife had a daughter Angelica who was born in
Manila, and this article finally provides us with an explanation of how this
may have happened.
North Bethesda, MD, USA