Remembering Children on Their Birthday

This post is about just a few of the 1.5 million children murdered during the Holocaust. These children have three things in common, today would have been their birthday, they were all Jewish and they were all murdered.

Pictures above:

Betje de Vries-van de Kar was born in Amsterdam on 28 December 1923 and was murdered in Auschwitz on 3 September 1942. Reached the age of 18.

Sylvia Ubersfeld was born in Antwerp on 28 December 1929. She was murdered in Sobibor on 23 July 1943. She reached the age of 13.

Hans Joachim Straus was born in The Hague on 28 December 1935. He was murdered in Auschwitz on 10 September 1944. He reached the age of eight.

Tom Michael Rudolf Cohn Bloch was born in Amsterdam on 28 December 1936. He was murdered in Auschwitz on 18 July 1942. He reached the age of five.

Samuel Frank was born in The Hague on 28 December 1938. He was murdered in Sobibor, 28 May 1943. He reached the age of four.

Edith Poppelsdorf was born in Amsterdam on 28 December 1941. She was murdered in Auschwitz on 16 August 1942. She reached the age of seven months.

Robert Harold Gillhaus was born in Amsterdam on 28 December 1942. He was murdered in Auschwitz on 28 January 1944. Robert reached the age of one year.

May they all be remembered on their birthday.

sources

https://www.joodsmonument.nl/en/page/217194/robert-harold-gillhaus

https://www.joodsmonument.nl/en/page/187500/edith-poppelsdorf

https://www.joodsmonument.nl/en/page/146148/samuel-frank

https://www.joodsmonument.nl/en/page/180717/tom-michael-rudolf-cohn-bloch

https://www.joodsmonument.nl/en/page/28543/hans-joachim-straus

https://www.joodsmonument.nl/nl/page/180088/betje-de-vries-van-de-kar

https://www.joodsmonument.nl/nl/page/27012/sylvia-ubersfeld

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