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Photograph of Leon Apfel

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    The copyprint photograph depicts Leon Apfel. Unknown photographer. Leon Apfel was born inPrzemysl, Poland, to Rivka Feuer (b. 1897) and Samson (b. 1899). His sister Lea (b. 1931) was born in Belgium, where the family moved in 1929 or 1930. Following the German invasion of Belgium, Leon attempted to escape to Switzerland but was caught in France. He was deported to Drancy and then to Auschwitz and did not survive. His parents were deported to the Mechelen transit camp in 1942 and then to Auschwitz-Birkenau and did not survive. His sister Lea survived in hiding with a Catholic family.
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    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Lea Bierlaire-Apfel

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    Personal Name
    Apfel, Leon.

    Administrative Notes

    Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2005 by Lea Bierlaire-Apfel
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