|Jean Voste: black inmate at Dachau,n.d. |
Dallas Memorial Center for Holocaust Studies
|Neger, Neger, Schornsteinfeger
Story of Hans-Jürgen Massaquoi
- Lionel Romney, a sailor in the U.S. Merchant Marine, was imprisoned in the Mauthausen concentration camp.
- Valaida Snow, a female jazz singer, was imprisoned in Axis internment camp.
- Hans-Jürgen Massaquoi, the retired managing editor of Ebony magazine, was born in Hamburg to a Liberian father and a German mother in 1926. His book and movie Neger, Neger, Schornsteinfeger (Negro, Negro, Chimneysweep) was aired in 2006.
- Gert Schramm was 15 years old when he was deported to the Nazi’s Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany. During his time he was buried alive but rescued by fellow prisoners. His American father, Jack Brankson, was sent to Auschwitz.