Treppenwitz
 
Summer 1939. Mother with me (left) and John (right) in Le Corubert. We were staying with the Huchon family (Normandy).
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SOM Alumnus Oscar Mann, M.D., Shares His A Journey of Hope
Georgetown Medicine


Oscar Mankowski was born Oct. 13, 1934, at the Rothschild Hospital in Paris. His parents, Aaron and Hinda, had moved there in the early 1930s from a village in eastern Poland.
    His father was later arrested by the French police, on behalf of the Nazis, on charges of being Jewish and maintaining a business. He was transported to Auschwitz and murdered on June 19, 1942. Oscar was only seven. His younger brother, Jose - from the Yiddish Josi - was five.

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