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Jews from Tunisia who were Murdered in Nazi Forced Labor Camps

BACKGROUND

A 32-page booklet edited by Gaston Guez in 1946 lists the names of the Jews who were sent by the Nazis to forced labor camps in Tunisia during WW II. The list containing 68 names is based on a document sent to the author by the Jewish Community Committee. Gaston Guez, the author who visited the Jewish cemetery in Bizerte.

DATABASE

This database consists of 68 Tunisian victims that died while in forced labor camps during WW II. The database was prepared by Mathilde Tagger.

The fields in the database are:

  • Surname
  • Given Name
  • Cause of Death

Acknowledgements

We acknowledge the tremendous contributions and lifelong dedication of Mathilde Tagger, z"l who made this index available. For many years, and right until her untimely death, Mathilde Tagger was a very close friend and collaborator with Jeff Malka. Together they worked to promote Sephardic genealogy research and educate the public about its enormous potential.

In addition, we express our grateful appreciation to Dr. Jeff Malka for his monumental ongoing effort to collect and make accessible Sephardic genealogical information, and for his generosity in contributing his extraordinarily valuable collection to JewishGen.

Finally, we thank Mike Kalt, Html Volunteer, for placing this description online, and to Nolan Altman, Director of Special Projects and Coordinator of the Holocaust Database, for his continued devotion and dedication to JewishGen's important work.


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