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Gizella Helperin poses with her son Erno.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 49473

Gizella Helperin poses with her son Erno.

Erno Helperin worked as a newspaper reporter before the war. He escaped from slave labor and rejoined his mother. In April 1944, when he learned that the two of them were about to be deported, he gave his mother poison and then hanged himself.

Date
1942
Variant Locale
Hungary
Simleul-Silvaniei
Shamloya
Somlyo
Szilagysomlyo
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Elly Berkovits Gross
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Record last modified: 2008-10-03 00:00:00
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