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Internment of German Jews on the Isle of Man during World War Two

October 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

£3 - £6

During the second war German Jews living in Britain were classified as enemy aliens, and in 1940 many were interned in camps on the Isle of Man. These included  David Memel’s father and father in law, and David has recently visited the sites of the camps. He will discuss  the historical background to the internments, and the experiences of internees, mainly based on the accounts of his family. Despite the loss of freedom, many interesting experiences resulted, including living with a famous artist and a lion tamer.

David Memel was chair of Limmud Bristol South West 2018 and is a committee member of Davar. He is a retired GP.

Details

Date:
October 10
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
£3 - £6
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://www.davarbristol.co.uk

Organiser

DAVAR

Venue

Redland Green Bowling Club
Redland Green Road
Redland, BS6 7HE
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