|Group portrait of staff members and some of the children from
the children's home at Izieu. Below: Marcel (on left) and Albert (in center)
Bulka with Alec Bergman, on the terrace at the children's home, a place
of refuge for children who had come to France to escape Nazi persecution
- until the raid of April 6, 1944 by the Lyon Gestapo, headed by Klaus
Barbie. Of the 51 persons arrested, 44 were children. The entire group
was sent to Drancy and then deported to Auschwitz, on one of the last transports
from France. Only one survived.
(Photo credit: Paul Niedermann Collection, courtesy of
USHMM Photo Archives)
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