Biography Jacqueline Morgenstern

This journal contains deepening material of the exhibition at the memorial site Bullenhuser Damm. Jacqueline Morgenstern was one of twenty children, who were murdered on 20th April 1945 at Bullenhuser Damm. Jacqueline Morgenstern was born on 26 May 1932 in Paris. Her father, Charles Morgenstern, ran a hair salon with his brother Leopold, and her mother, Suzanne Morgenstern, worked as a secretary. Under the German occupation, the Morgenstern brothers were forced to hand over their business to a gentile in 1941. In 1943, Charles Morgenstern fled to Marseille in the non-occupied part of France. His wife Suzanne and their daughter later followed him. The family was arrested in Marseille and taken to the Drancy internment camp for Jews near Paris. From there, they were deported to Auschwitz on 20 May 1944, where Jacqueline‘s mother was murdered.

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Iris Groschek, Kristina Vagt
KZ-Gedenkstätte Neuengamme
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