Re: Looking for orphaned Holocaust survivor Albert Rotszpan (name change upon adoption in 1948) who went from Belgium to New York #usa #holocaust


rosibal
 

Hello Reinier

Not very helpful but nevertheless...

I took a look at the manifest arriving from Brussels - this was not a ship but a SABENA flight arriving in La Guardia Airport in NY.
According to this record he held a Polish passport, not a Belgian one. See attached.

There is a link in the USHM: https://www.ushmm.org/online/hsv/source_view.php?SourceId=31011 (List of children at Children's Home Wesembeck-Ophem [sic], 200 Choe de Malines / submitted by the World Jewish Congress, 1835 Broadway, (ID: 31011)). Maybe you can see if the World Jewish Congress has any records of adoptions.

Good luck on your search,
Shosh Eizenshtein, Toronto

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