George Frank

"Not to judge people on their race or their religion."

Name at birth
Georg Frankl
Date of birth
Where were you born?
Where did you grow up?
Vienna, Austria
Name of father, occupation
Friedrich Frankl, Journalist, Neue Frei Presse
Maiden name of mother, occupation
Berta Gurtzl, Homemaker
Immediate family (names, birth order)
My parents and I
Who survived the Holocaust?
Only myself
My father died before the war, my mother died in the Lodz Ghetto, and my grandmother died at Theresienstadt. I left to England on April 15, 1939
Name of Concentration / Labor Camp(s)
When did you come to the United States?
December, 1939
Occupation after the war
When and where were you married?
1944 in Detroit
Anne Ulreich
Arlene, Frederick, and Robert
What do you think helped you to survive?
Friendship and support between the detainees. We did try to help each other. During roll call, we had to stand in freezing cold, hands and feet were frozen. Youngest stood on the outside to keep older ones from freezing.
What message would you like to leave for future generations?
Not to judge people on their race or their religion.
Charles Silow
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