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Who Am I? What Is My Name? Part XI – Berlin, Warsaw, and the German Soldier


I recently traveled to Berlin and Warsaw to personally research in the various German and Polish archives.  My hope was to find more information about Gertrude Priess-Spiro and her circle of acquaintance and friends, towards the goal of finding the … Continue reading

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Who Am I? What is My Name? – Part IX – Gertrude’s Sisters!


Since 2012 we have been trying to discover the birth identity of Pnina Gutman, who as an infant was smuggled from the Warsaw Ghetto with the assistance of a woman named Gertrud Spiro.  We realized from the beginning that our best chance at solving the mystery was to find … Continue reading

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