Lucille Eichengreen

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    lucille eichengreen 3. september 2012 bild 017.jpg
    lucille eichengreen in 2012, signing one of her books
    born
    cecilie landau

    (1925-02-01)february 1, 1925
    hamburg, germany
    diedfebruary 7, 2020(2020-02-07) (aged 95)
    oakland, california, u.s.
    occupation
    • writer
    organization
    • university of giessen
    known forholocaust survivor
    awards
    • honorary doctorate
    • hamburger ehrendenkmünze

    lucille eichengreen (née cecilie landau; february 1, 1925 – february 7, 2020)[1] was a survivor of the Łódź (litzmannstadt) ghetto and the nazi german concentration camps of auschwitz, neuengamme and bergen-belsen. she moved to the united states in 1946, married, had two sons and worked as an insurance agent. in 1994, she published from ashes to life: my memories of the holocaust. she frequently lectured on the holocaust at libraries, schools and universities in the u.s. and germany. she took part in a documentary from the university of giessen on life in the ghetto, for which she was awarded an honorary doctorate.

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Lucille Eichengreen
Lucille Eichengreen 3. September 2012 Bild 017.JPG
Lucille Eichengreen in 2012, signing one of her books
Born
Cecilie Landau

(1925-02-01)February 1, 1925
Hamburg, Germany
DiedFebruary 7, 2020(2020-02-07) (aged 95)
Oakland, California, U.S.
Occupation
  • Writer
Organization
Known forHolocaust survivor
Awards
  • Honorary doctorate
  • Hamburger Ehrendenkmünze

Lucille Eichengreen (née Cecilie Landau; February 1, 1925 – February 7, 2020)[1] was a survivor of the Łódź (Litzmannstadt) Ghetto and the Nazi German concentration camps of Auschwitz, Neuengamme and Bergen-Belsen. She moved to the United States in 1946, married, had two sons and worked as an insurance agent. In 1994, she published From Ashes to Life: My Memories of the Holocaust. She frequently lectured on the Holocaust at libraries, schools and universities in the U.S. and Germany. She took part in a documentary from the University of Giessen on life in the Ghetto, for which she was awarded an honorary doctorate.

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