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Betje Polak

Sleen, – Auschwitz,

Reached the age of 27 years



About Betje Polak from Schoonoord.

Betje Polak was a daughter of Hartog Polak and Eva Rosa Wijler. She was born 23 February 1918 in Schoonoord (municipality of Sleen in Drenthe) and was unmarried.

Since 13 February 1939 she was employed as a certified nurse at “Het Apeldoornse Bos” (Central Israëlitic Psychiatric Hospital) and she was “exempted from deportation” because of her function there. Betje Polak was in possession of her St…

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