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Maurits van Berg

Groningen, – Auschwitz,

Reached the age of 62 years


About Maurits van Berg

In 1939 Maurits van Berg adviced his daughter to leave the Netherlands. She took his advice, emigrated and survived the war.

Untill his arrest in 1942, Maurits van Berg kept a diary. In it he wrote about the persecution of the Jews in The Netherlands, how it isolated and cornered them. Often, Maurits van Berg thanks the non-Jewish Dutchmen for their moral support. The last entries show a great de…

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Maurits van Berg and his family

In addition, a Jokos file (number 53866) on this family is at the Amsterdam Municipal Archive. Access is subject to authorization from the Stichting Joods Maatschappelijk Werk.

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