Preamble

Following the advent of the National Socialist regime in the year 1938, more than 2,700 mostly Jewish affiliates of the University of Vienna were dismissed and subsequently driven away and/or murdered - lecturers, students and administration employees. Furthermore, over 200 people were stripped of their academic titles.
In 2008, 70 years after the so-called "Anschluss" [annexation] and the pogroms of what came to be cynically called the "Kristallnacht" [Crystal Night], the University of Vienna commemorates this injustice and  ...

Gerschon Brachfeld

  • Born: 10-13-1918
  • Faculty: Faculty of Medicine
  • Category: expelled student

Gerschon BRACHFELD, born on October 13th, 1918 in Stanislau/Poland [Iwano-Frankiwsk/Ukraine] (entitled residency ('heimatberechtigt') for Kolomea/Poland [Ukraine], Citizenship: Poland), son of Leib Brachfeld (merchant), lived in Vienna's 2nd district, Schuettelstrasse 13/X/8, was enrolled finally in the spring term 1938 at the Medical School in the 1st year of his studies.

In 1938, after the takeover of power of National-Socialism he she was forced to quit his her studies for racist reason and to leave the University of Vienna spring term 1938 was validated on October 5th, 1938, Leaving Certificate ('Abgangszeugnis') was issued on November 7th, 1938).

He became a victim of the Shoah in the Ghetto of Stanislau/Poland.


Lit.: Archive of the University of Vienna/enrollment forms ("Nationale") MED 1937-1938; POSCH/INGRISCH/DRESSEL 2008, 368; www.yadvashem.org [March 2006], cited source: testimony submitted by his uncle to the Shoah-Foundation in June 1957.


Herbert Posch


Dokumente

Nationale of Gerschon Brachfeld, spring termn 1938 (1st form front), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Gerschon Brachfeld, sp...
Nationale of Gerschon Brachfeld, spring termn 1938 (1st form front), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Gerschon Brachfeld, sp...
Nationale of Gerschon Brachfeld, spring termn 1938 (1st form front), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Gerschon Brachfeld, sp...
Nationale of Gerschon Brachfeld, spring termn 1938 (1st form front), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Gerschon Brachfeld, sp...
Nationale of Gerschon Brachfeld, fall term 1937/38 (1st form front), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Gerschon Brachfeld, fa...
Nationale of Gerschon Brachfeld, fall term 1937/38 (1st form back), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Gerschon Brachfeld, fa...



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