Advanced Search
Viewing Record 1 of 1 

1 item

Andre Kessler was born in Bucharest, Romania on March 8, 1940. When Andre was three his father, Ladislas was arrested and taken to the slave labor camp of Transnistria. Andre and his mother Olga were forced to go into hiding in a one-room apartment. The building superintendent Mr. Popscu risked his life hiding both Andre and Olga. Andre's father survived the camps and at war's end when Romania was again taken over, this time by Communists, the family emigrated to Vienna and eventually to the United States. The collection consists of Andre Kessler's identity card issued to him in Vienna, 1950.

01-101 V/F K

Andre Kessler

6 Related Subjects

Kessler, Andre (1940 - )

Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Hidden Children

Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)


Emigration and Immigration

World War, 1939-1945

Viewing Record 1 of 1
The Breman Museum 1440 Spring Street, NW Atlanta, GA 30309 678-222-3700
© 2014 William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum.   Privacy Statement  |  Terms Of Use

This website is supported by a generous gift from the Jerry and Dulcy Rosenberg Family in honor of Elinor Rosenberg Breman.

Jewish Federation