Zabrze Yizkor Book
(Zabrze, Poland)

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Compiled by William Leibner



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Edited by Phyllis Oster & Tammy Forstater

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Zabrze (Hindenburg) Yizkor Book

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Dedicated To


Yeshayahu Drucker
and the
Staff at the Zabrze Orphanage

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Note: Additional information on this community may be found at: Municipal Museum in Zabrze


Jewish History of Zabrze 1
Zabrze Following the War 24
The Children of Zabrze 55
More Children 90
Partial list of Jewish Children at Zabrze 128
Competition 148
The Mass Exodus of Polish Jews 162
The Herzog Children's Transport 182
Normalcy Returns to Poland 192
The End of the Jewish Community of Zabrze 205
Pan Kapitan 229
Pictorial Chapter of Zabrze 237
Bibliography 257
Partial list of the Jews of Zabrze 259
Census of Jews in Zabrze Prior to World War II 267
Total Register of the Population in Hindenburg/Zabrze at the End of World War II 279


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