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to take him in, and eventually he was arrested. We have two different accounts of how he died. The records on the official German website (Gedenkbuch for victims of National Socialism) show that he was interned in 1940 in Saint Cyprien camp, and deported to Auschwitz from Drancy camp on 17 August 1942. A document in Albert’s family, compiled by a local historian of Busenberg, records that he was first interned in Gurs camp in the Pyrenees, then in ‘St. Cyre’, and that he was shot trying to escape to Spain in 1943. In Busenberg, outside the house of my

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for racial reasons, i.e., the Jews and the Sinti and Roma, nor indeed did it include women’. Moreover, the insistence on interpreting National Socialism ‘through the lens of a Marxist theory of fascism’ also obviated any focus on the primary victims of the regime. Philately and chemistry [ 187 ] [ 188 ] The ramifications of this economic interpretation of fascism were that those aspects of mass killing that could not be perceived as having been economically motivated – in other words, the genocide of the Jews and the Sinti and Roma – were naturally threatening

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