So many people, so many stories

The Jewish community lived in fear during the war. Almost half the total number of Jews living in Belgium ended up in Dossin barracks. The rest went into hiding, were active in the resistance or fled. So many people, each with a story to tell. You can read their extraordinary stories here.

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The Wolf-Marinower family

The Wolf-Marinower family

Renée, 5, and Nathan, 3, were arrested in the night of 15-16 September 1942 in their home at 189 Kroonstraat, during the last of the great raids in Antwerp.

Henry Rappaport

Henry Rappaport

An Austrian Jew who came to Belgium in 1932 and lived in Antwerp at 49 Somersstraat.

The Sztokfisz family

The Sztokfisz family

The boy was 13 in August 1942, his mother 38. There were three other children, Isaac, 2, Oskar, 8, old and Charlotte, 10, in this family of Polish Jews.

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The Wolf-Marinower family

The Wolf-Marinower family

Renée, 5, and Nathan, 3, were arrested in the night of 15-16 September 1942 in their home at 189 Kroonstraat, during the last of the great raids in Antwerp.

Natan Ramet

Natan Ramet

Natan Ramet was born in Warsaw on 5 June 1925. Natan and his father were deported on Transport VI on 29 August 1942. The transport stopped in Kosel, before Auschwitz, where the men were disembarked to be deployed as forced labourers.

The Topor family

The Topor family

The Sipo-SD summoned the father, 41, the mother, 48, Szmul Herszek, 17, and even the youngest, Isidor, 12, to the Dossin Sammellager on the 17th of August.