|Left to Right: Czerna, Pinkas & Hannah Fisch (1935)|
UPDATE ON OCTOBER 25, 2016:
Today, I happened to search the Yad Vashem database again, looking for Hanna Fisch and her father Salomon. When I did not find them last year, when I wrote this article, I naively hoped that at least Hanna had survived the Holocaust. I was wrong. On October 28, 1938, both Salomon and Hanna were deported from Germany to the Lodiz Ghetto in Poland. There they both died during the war, either murdered or from disease; I do not know which. Of the six million, I now know five.
A FURTHER UPDATE ON MARCH 3, 2017:
My research assistant at work recently discovered that Pinkus and Czerna Fisch had another child, a daughter, that was a year younger than their son Felix. Berta Fisch was also deported with her parents and was listed as Prisoner #264. Like her brother and parents, she was "deported to an extermination camp". Of the six million, I now know six...