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Max Salomon was born in Aachen, Germany in 1906. He wasa member of the Alemannia Aachen soccer team in Aachen. He played from 1924 to 1933 and was on of the top scorers in the club's history. In 1933, he immigrated to Brussels because of the Nazi takeover of power and later moved to France. During a visit to Aaschen he was arrested for an illegal relationship with an Aryan woman. Following his release he returned to France where he was interned because of his German passport. During the German occupation he was sent to an internment camp and on September 4th, 1942 he was deported to Auschwitz. He did not survive. The collection consists of a Chumash (bible) presented to Max Salomon by the Synagogue in Aachen on the occasion of his Bar Mitzvah in 1919.

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Max Salomon

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Salomon, Max, 1906-ca. 1943

Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)

Bar Mitzvah
Judaism - Customs and Practices

Judaism--Customs and Practices


Aachen (Germany)

Jewish soccer players


Concentration Camps: Poland
World War, 1939-1945

Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
World War, 1939-1945; Concentration Camps: Poland


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