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Herdenk Meijer Polak

Meijer Polak

Amsterdam, – Amsterdam,

Reached the age of 47 years

Occupation: Sworn translator



About Meijer Polak

In October 1941, two obituaries were placed in Het Joodsche Weekblad for Meijer Polak
Het Joodsche Weekblad, 31 October 1941, 10

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Under the pressure of the circumstances.

It is still an extremely sensitive topic: suicide during the Second World War. Historians have not known what to do with it for a long time. What is the place of suicide bombers in war history?

Remarkably little has been written on this subject and there seems to be no list of names or memorial books at all. The Digital Monument ( offers a place where relatives, sometimes for …

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Meijer Polak

Promotie tot doctor aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam

Meijer Polak studeerde van 1920 tot 1933 Engelse letteren aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam. Hij promoveerde tot doctor in de letteren en wijsbegeerte op 5 juli 1933 op het proefschrift "Historical, philosophical and religious aspects of John Inglesant".

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Meijer Polak and his family

In addition, a Jokos file (number 35702) on this family is at the Amsterdam Municipal Archive. Access is subject to authorization from the Stichting Joods Maatschappelijk Werk.

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Onder druk van de omstandigheden

Uit gegevens van de Amsterdamse politie blijkt dat de heer Meijer Polak zich van het leven heeft beroofd.

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