Name at birth
Jean Hirsch
Year of birth
Where were you born?
Name of father, occupation
Maiden name of mother, occupation
Immediate family (names, birth order)
Parents, two daughters and one son
Who survived the Holocaust?
Only me
I was in hiding during the war in Poland and in Germany with my little daughter Barbara with forged papers saying that we were gentiles. I reunited with my husband Phillip, at the end of the war, at a DP camp in Stuttgart.
Name of Ghetto(s)
Where were you in hiding?
As a gentile in Poland and Germany
What DP Camp were you after the war?
Yes, in Stuttgart with my husband and daughter
Occupation after the war
Philip, Real Estate Broker
Barbara and Joseph
Two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren
What do you think helped you to survive?
Their bravery and their belief in G-d. They refused to wear their yellow armband and took great risks to save their baby daughter.
(As told by daughter Barbara Cohen)

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