Various issues of alpinist journals and correspondence on, amongst other things, the involvement of Jews in the sport of mountaineering, 1923-1928.
Bergmann, G.F.J. (1900-): material relating to Jewish alpinists in Germany (microfilm)
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- ReferenceGB 1556 WL 528
- Dates of Creation1923-1928
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialGerman
- Physical Description100 frames
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Administrative / Biographical History
Dr. George F.J. Bergmann was a German Jew who enrolled in the French Foreign Legion as a foreign national living in France in 1939. He was later interned in the notorious prison, Hadjerat M'Guil, in French North Africa and later fought for the British in a pioneer corps company. His origins are not known. He emigrated to Australia after the war. Evidently he was a keen mountaineer.
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Dr. George F. J. Bergmann
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Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.
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