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Gerhard Alexander Polak

Diepenheim, – Auschwitz,

Reached the age of 35 years

Occupation: Farmer



About Gerhard Alexander Polak

Gerhard Alexander Polak played the clarinet.
W. Rietman, Dag stedeke van gisteren (Diepenheim 1980)

This person is commemorated on a memorial in Diepenheim. More information on this memorial can be found (in Dutch) on the website of the Nationaal Comité 4 en 5 mei.

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Joodse bewoners van werkkamp De Bruine Enk in Nunspeet

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Mozes Polak and his family

The mayor of Diepenheim requested that Mozes Polak and his wife Bernardina Wimpfheimer, residents of Diepenheim, be located, detained and brought to trial. They were suspected of having changed their place of residence without the required authorization. This description referred to Jews who had gone into hiding.
Algemeen Politieblad, nr 8, 25 February 1943, 209, notice 558

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Death of Gerhard Alexander Polak

From the international Tracing Service (ITS) there is a document (2939/1943 Secondary death book of the civil registry office Auschwitz) stating that Gerhard Alexander Polak died on january 20th 1943.

By establishing the date of death of Gerhard Alexander Polak the official date is maintained as stated after the war by the Dutch Department of Justice.

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