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Isaac Wurms

Amsterdam, – Neuengamme,

Reached the age of 25 years

Occupation: Raincoat sticker



The fate of Iaac Wurms and of his wife Sipora Menist.

Isaac Wurms, the second of the four children of Juda Wurms and Rebecca Vogel, was born on 26 June 1916 in Amsterdam. He was a compositor but changed trade later and became employed at the clothing factory Hollandia Kattenburg as a raincoat sticker. He married on 30 October 1940 Sipora Menist, a daughter of Meijer Menist and Branca van Rheenen. She was a machine stitcher and was employed with Holla…

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More about Isaac Wurms: his arrest and his fate.

Isaac Wurms was arrested at the so-called CPN-Aktion. After the German invasion of the Soviet Union, more than 400 prominent communists were arrested on the night of 24 to 25 June 1941 and another 175 people in the following months. These arrests were made by the Dutch police, on behalf of the German Sicherheitspolizei. The information about the arrested communists had often been collected before …

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