John Franklin memoir
John Franklin's thirteen page memoir, "A Family History," documents his Frankenthal and Frankenthaler relatives from Schwanfeld and Untereisenheim Germany, his family's move to Holland following Kristallnacht, their relocation to the Amsterdam ghetto, and deportation to Westerbork It relates his and his father's survival in Bergen-Belsen, his father's death aboard an evacuation train, his reunion with his mother and grandmother in the Netherlands, and his immigration to the United States. The memoir also documents his mother's survival in Auschwitz, his grandmother's rescue by the Van Hooff family in Boxtel, the deaths of two uncles and two cousins in Auschwitz, and the death of another uncle in Bergen-Belsen.
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