Biography Ruchla Zylberberg

This journal contains deepening material of the exhibition at the memorial site Bullenhuser Damm. Ruchla Zylberberg was one of twenty children, who were murdered on 20th April 1945 at Bullenhuser Damm. Ruchla Zylberberg was born on 6 May 1936 in Zawichost, 100 kilometres from Radom. After the occupation of Poland by the German Wehrmacht, several members of the Zylberberg family fled to the Soviet Union in the autumn of 1939. Nison Zylberberg was planning to get his family to join him there, but after Germany attacked the Soviet Union on 22 June 1941, this became impossible.

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Iris Groschek, Kristina Vagt
KZ-Gedenkstätte Neuengamme
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