Ginzburg, George

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Name
Ginzburg, George Gender: M
born on 25 February 1923 at 20:00 (= 8:00 PM )
Place Zoppot, Poland, 54n28, 18e34
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Accuracy in question
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 06°10' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 26°48 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 05°33'



Biography

Polish-born Jewish Australian who survived after being a slave labourer at Auschwitz. His family had fled Russia in 1921 and settled in Berlin. After Kristallnacht he was evacuated to Belgium with the Kindertransport. He tried to escape but at the Swiss border he was arrested as a spy. The Gestapo interrogated and tortured him and transported him to Auschwitz where he survived despite being forced into hard labor, subjected to beatings, and enduring horrific living conditions. On the 1945 Death March, he escaped and hid in the woods.Through sheer will he survived, and was found by US forces. At the end of the war, he was reunited with his mother. They emigrated to Australia in 1947.

Events

  • Family : Change residence 1947 (Emigrated to Australia)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotees his book "A Will to Live: Autobiography"

(Melbourne, Australia: Makor Jewish Community Library, 2003), p. 3, which

states he was born in the "evening."

Categories

  • Passions : Criminal Victim : Concentration camp
  • Passions : Criminal Victim : Torture victim

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