Message from Alfred Schnell (1900-1944) and Eva Schnell (1913-1944) to Max Albert Bredig (1902-1977). Alfred Schnell was a former colleague of Max Bredig. In the early 1940s, Alfred and his wife Eva fled to The Hauge to escape the persecution of the Jewish people. In 1943, Germany invaded the Netherlands and the Schnells went into hiding. In their messages to Max Bredig, they use aliases including Arthur and Erna Dalem, Arthur and Ellen Escaper, and Alfred and Eva Kwik.
In this letter, the Schnells tell Bredig they are living on a small farm. While the message is dated August 7, 1943, it was not received until January 1944.
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Message from Arthur and Ellen Escaper (Alfred and Eva Schnell) to Mrs. Liselotte Zadek, January 29, 19441944-Jan-29 (sent), 1945-Sep-18 (received)
Letter from Arthur and Erna Dalem (Alfred and Eva Schnell) to Max Bredig, July 3, 19431943-Jul-03 (sent), 1943-Nov-24 (received)
Message from Alfred Schnell to Max Bredig, August 26, 19421942-Aug-26 – 1942-Sep-14
Schnell, Alfred, and Eva Schnell. “Message from Arthur and Erna Dalem (Alfred and Eva Schnell) to Max Bredig, August 7, 1943,” 1943–1944. Papers of Georg and Max Bredig, Box 9, Folder 8. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/xtscxiv.
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