WW2 Victimsby spyott | created - 08 Oct 2016 | updated - 08 Oct 2016 | Public
Józef Cornobis was born on June 28, 1880 in Kragola, Poland, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for Dwie Joasie (1935). He died in September 1939 in Torun, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland.
(1939, Sept.) Shot by the Germans during the invasion of Poland.
2. Karl Hammes
Actor | Königswalzer
Karl Hammes was born on March 25, 1896 in Zell, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. He was an actor, known for Königswalzer (1935) and Spanisches Intermezzo (1929). He died on September 10, 1939 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.
(1939, Sept. 10) Died from injuries he received when his fighter plane was shot down by the Germans.
Writer | Prokurator Alicja Horn
Tadeusz Dolega-Mostowicz was born on August 10, 1898 in Okunevo, Vitebsk Governorate, Russian Empire. He was a writer and actor, known for District Attorney (1933), Bialy Murzyn (1939) and Znachor (1937). He died on September 20, 1939 in Kuty, Stanislawowskie, Poland [now Kuty, Ukraine].
(1939, Sept. 20) Killed in a skirmish with the advancing Soviet Red Army.
Actor | Dziewczeta z Nowolipek
Stefan Hnydzinski was born on July 29, 1901 in Prömsel, Galicia, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for Girls of Nowolipki (1937), Romans panny Opolskiej (1928) and Pani minister tanczy (1937). He died on October 2, 1939 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.
(1939, Oct. 2) Killed in an air raid. (Warsaw)
Actor | Pan Tadeusz
Marian Palewicz was born on January 1, 1881 in Lemberg, Galicia, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for Pan Tadeusz (1928), Chlopi (1922) and Halka (1930). He died on September 26, 1939 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.
(1939, Sept. 26) Died of war wound received during the German invasion of Poland.
(1939, Sept. 18) Committed suicide upon hearing the news of the Soviet invasion of Poland.
Director | Herra Lahtinen lähtee lipettiin
Nyrki Tapiovaara was born on September 10, 1911 in Helsingin mlk., Finland as Veikko Nyyrikki Tapiovaara. He was a director and writer, known for Mr. Lahtinen Takes French Leave (1939), One Man's Fate (1940) and Kaksi Vihtoria (1939). He died on February 29, 1940 in Tohmajärvi, Finland.
(1940, Feb. 29) Vanished on patrol behind Russian lines during the Winter War.
Actor | Kochanka Szamoty
Marian Rentgen was born on June 23, 1888 in Bochnia, Galicia, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for Kochanka Szamoty (1927), Sto metrów milosci (1932) and Pani minister tanczy (1937). He died in April 1940 in Kharkov, Ukrainian SSR, USSR.
(1940, April) Was a victim of the Katyn Massacre.
9. Werner Bohne
Cinematographer | Gold
Killed in the sinking of the heavy cruiser Bluecher during a military engagement in a fjord near Oslo.
(1940, April 9) Killed in the sinking of the heavy cruiser Bluecher during a military engagement in a fjord near Oslo.
10. Roger Capellani
Director | Lui... ou... elle
Roger Capellani was born on January 31, 1905 in Paris, France. He was a director and actor, known for Lui... ou... elle (1934), Quand te tues-tu? (1931) and With Assurance (1932). He died on May 30, 1940 in Zuydcoote, Nord, France.
(1940, May 30) Killed during the German invasion of France.
11. Charles Lamy
Actor | Les mystères de Paris
Charles Lamy was born on August 28, 1857 in Lyon, Rhône, France as Charles Désiré Castarède. He was an actor, known for Mysteries of Paris (1922), My Uncle Benjamin (1924) and Black and White (1931). He died on June 15, 1940 in Orléans, Loiret, France.
(1940, June 15) Killed during the German invasion of France.
(1940, June 15) Committed suicide when German troops captured Paris.
13. Maurice Jaubert
Soundtrack | Frances Ha
Maurice Jaubert was born on January 3, 1900 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France. He is known for his work on Frances Ha (2012), L'Atalante (1934) and Port of Shadows (1938). He was married to Marthe Poidlouë. He died on June 19, 1940 in Azerailles, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France.
(1940, June 19) Killed as a result of enemy aircraft fire during the invasion of France.
Writer | Komm' zu mir zum Rendezvous
Walter Hasenclever was born on July 8, 1890 in Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany as Walter Georg Alexander Hasenclever. He was a writer and actor, known for Rendezvous (1930), Anna Christie (1930) and Love Songs (1930). He was married to Edith Schäfer and Lilly Turell. He died on June 21, ...
(1940, June 22) Committed suicide during the German invasion of France.
15. Ernst Spitz
Writer | The World and the Flesh
Austrian journalist, author and political activist.
(1940, June 22) Perished in the Buchenwald concentration camp.
(1940, Aug. 12) Killed during the Battle of Britain while serving with the Luftwaffe.
Producer | White Heat
William M.L. "Billy" Fiske from Brooklyn, New York, was an American socialite who dabbled in banking and movie production, producing White Heat (1934). However, he was more famous for the two gold medals he won at consecutive Winter Olympics in 1928 and 1932, as the leader of the bobsled team. When...
(1940, Aug. 17) Flew Hurricane fighters in the Battle of Britain before being shot down. He was burned and died from shock.
18. Hal Walters
Actor | Yes, Madam
Hal Walters was born on January 29, 1892 in South Shields, Durham, England as Henry Paul Walters. He was an actor, known for Yes, Madam (1933), The Vulture (1937) and The Viper (1938). He died on September 7, 1940 in London, England.
(1940, Sept. 7) Killed during an air raid. (London)
19. Ruby Grierson
Director | Cargo for Ardrossan
(1940, Sept. 18) Died on a boat, while filming, that was torpedoed by a German submarine.
20. Diana Karenne
Actress | Redenzione
Diana Karenne was born in 1888 in Kiev, Russian Empire. She was an actress and director, known for Redenzione (1919), Marie Antoinette - Das Leben einer Königin (1922) and Rasputins Liebesabenteuer (1928). She died on October 14, 1940 in Aachen, Germany.
(1940, Oct. 14) Injured in an Allied bombing of Aachen (Aix-la-Chapelle) in July. After 3 months in a coma, she died in October of the same year without having regained consciousness.
(1940, Nov. 5) Perished in the Buchenwald concentration camp.
22. Helmer Adler
Director | Herrat ovat herkkäuskoisia
Helmer Adler was born on May 6, 1908. He was a director and actor, known for Herrat ovat herkkäuskoisia (1939). He died on December 4, 1940.
(1940, Dec. 4) Committed suicide with gas to resist the Finnish military.
23. Martin Linge
Actor | Den nye lensmanden
Martin Linge was a Norwegian actor on the stage from 1918. He was not in the front rank as an actor but made some memorable performances in the plays of Ibsen, Garborg and Nordahl Grieg. Bit part player in some films before the war. As a captain in the army he joined the defense of Norway when the ...
(1941, Dec. 27) Joined the defense of Norway when the war came in the spring of 1940. Escaping to England, he educated young soldiers for commando-raids. During such a raid towards Måløy in the end of December 1941, he was killed in action.
24. Karel Hasler
Writer | Ircin románek
Karel Hasler was born on October 31, 1879 in Prague, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor and writer, known for Irca's Romance (1936), Batalion (1927) and Ta nase písnicka ceská (1967). He died on December 22, 1941 in Mauthausen concentration camp, Upper Danube, Germany [now Upper Austria...
(1941, Dec. 22) Perished in the Mauthausen concentration camp.
(1941, Dec.) Presumably died during the Siege of Leningrad.
Actor | Die schwedische Nachtigall
Joachim Gottschalk was born on April 10, 1904 in Calau, Brandenburg, Germany. He was an actor, known for Die schwedische Nachtigall (1941), Eine Frau wie Du (1939) and You and I (1938). He was married to Meta Wolff. He died on November 6, 1941 in Berlin, Germany.
(1941, Nov. 6) Naively insisted that his Jewish wife accompany him to a film industry Artist's Association in 1941 Germany. At the dinner Nazi Propaganda head Joseph Goebbels was charmed by Mrs. Gottschalk until he was informed that she was Jewish. Goebbels personally told Joachim he had to divorce her - so she could be sent away and he could continue his successful acting career. Unable to leave the country and unwilling to abandon his family to certain death in a concentration camp, Joachim, his wife, and their eight year old son Michael sealed themselves in the family home and gassed themselves to death.
Actor | Emil und die Detektive
Hans Joachim Schaufuß was born on December 28, 1918 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor, known for Emil und die Detektive (1931), Annette in Paradise (1934) and Traumulus (1936). He died on October 27, 1941 in Oryol, USSR.
(1941, Oct. 27) Killed in combat during Operation Barbarossa.
28. Kaarlo Oksanen
Actor | Laulu tulipunaisesta kukasta
Kaarlo Oksanen was born on January 11, 1909 in Helsinki, Finland. He was an actor and art director, known for The Song of the Scarlet Flower (1938), In the Fields of Dreams (1940) and Kiusaus (1938). He was married to Rakel Linnanheimo and Hellin Aino Präktig. He died on October 14, 1941.
(1941, Oct. 14) Was wounded during the Continuation War in Eastern Karelia and died from wounds in a field hospital.
29. Aribert Mog
Actor | Der Etappenhase
(1941, Oct. 2) Killed in action during Operation Barbarossa.
32. Walter Ruttmann
Cinematographer | Metropolis
Walter Ruttmann was born on December 28, 1887 in Frankfurt-on-Main, Germany as Friedrich Wilhelm Walter Ruttmann. He was a director and writer, known for Metropolis (1927), Mannesmann - Ein Film der Mannesmannröhren-Werke (1937) and Acciaio (1933). He was married to Christine Margarete Helene ...
(1941, July 15) Was severely injured while filming a documentary about the fighting on the Russian front. Transported back to Berlin, he died in a hospital during an operation.
(1941, July 7) Was beaten to death by Ukrainian collaborators during the extermination of Tarnopol's Jewish population.
Writer | Teatr telewizji
Tadeusz Boy-Zelenski was born on December 21, 1874 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Tadeusz Kamil Marcjan Zelenski. He was a writer, known for Teatr telewizji (1953) and W strone (2014). He was married to Zofia Parenska. He died on July 4, 1941 in Lwów, Lwowskie, Poland [now Lviv, Ukraine].
(1941, July 4) Executed by the Germans.
35. Otto Kanturek
Director | The Student's Romance
In 1916 he was conscripted and was seconded to the special photographic services. During the First World War he also made his debut as Chief Cameraman.
(1941, June 26) Killed with Jack Parry when a Hurricane fighter collided with rheir Avro Anson camera plane over Norfolk after filming for "A Yank in the RAF" (1941).
36. Jack Parry
He was killed with Otto Kanturek when a Hurricane fighter collided with their Avro Anson camera plane over Norfolk after filming for "A Yank in the R.A.F. (1941).
(1941, June 26) Killed with Otto Kanturek when a Hurricane fighter collided with rheir Avro Anson camera plane over Norfolk after filming for "A Yank in the RAF" (1941).
37. Jacques Terrane
Actor | La loi du nord
Jacques Terrane was born on August 23, 1915 in Paris, France as Jacques Tartière. He was an actor, known for Law of the north (1939). He was married to Drue Leyton. He died on June 20, 1941 in Damascus, French Mandate for Syria and the Lebanon [now Syria].
(1941, June 20) Killed while serving with the Free French in Syria.
Soundtrack | Suite Française
Oskar Joost Orchester was born on June 9, 1898 in Wissembourg, Alsace, France. He was an actor, known for Suite Française (2014), Der Herr Finanzdirektor (1931) and No Day Without You (1933). He died on May 29, 1941 in Berlin, Germany.
(1941, May 29) Severely wounded on the Eastern Front. Died in a hospital in Berlin from the flu.
Cinematographer | Liebe und Leben, 2. Teil - Die Tochter des Senators
(1941, May 27) Killed while serving in the North Atlantic.
40. S.J. Warmington
Actor | Escape!
S.J. Warmington was born on December 16, 1884 in Hoxton, London, England as Samuel James Warmington. He was an actor, known for Escape! (1930), Sabotage (1936) and Wisp o' the Woods (1919). He was married to Olga Slade. He died on May 11, 1941 in Kensington, London.
(1941, May 10) Killed during an air raid. (London)
41. Alfred Atkins
Actor | My Lucky Star
Alfred Atkins was born on July 12, 1898 in Streatham, London, England. He was an actor, known for My Lucky Star (1933). He died on May 10, 1941 in Streatham.
(1941, May 10) Killed during an air raid. (London)
42. Mary Lawson
Actress | Can You Hear Me, Mother?
Mary Lawson was born on August 30, 1910 in Darlington, Durham, England as Mary Elizabeth Lawson. She was an actress, known for Can You Hear Me, Mother? (1935), Toilers of the Sea (1936) and D'Ye Ken John Peel? (1935). She was married to L.C. Beaumont. She died on May 4, 1941 in Liverpool, England.
(1941, May 4) Killed during an air raid. (Liverpool)
43. Al Bowlly
Soundtrack | Ready Player One
Al Bowlly was born on January 7, 1899 in Delagoa Bay, Portuguese East Africa as Albert Alick Bowlly. He was married to Margaret Fairless and Freda Roberts. He died on April 17, 1941 in London, England.
(1941, April 17) Killed in an air raid. (London)
44. Ken Johnson
Actor | Traitor Spy
Ken Johnson was born on September 10, 1914 in Georgetown, British Guiana. He was an actor, known for The Torso Murder Mystery (1939). He died on March 8, 1941 in London, England.
(1941, Mar. 8) Killed during an air raid. (London)
45. Igo Sym
Actor | Erzherzog Johann
Igo Sym was born in Innsbruck, Austria in 1896. Before working as an actor he served from 1918-1921 in the Polish army. After working in silent films he was engaged by the theater in Warsaw, where he often appeared with his "Singing Saw".
When in 1939 the Germans ran over Poland, Sym started to ...
(1941, Mar. 7) When the Polish underground-government found out about Sym's contacts with the Gestapo, he was executed in his apartment.
46. Fritz Grünbaum
Writer | Die Csikosbaroneß
Fritz Grünbaum was born on April 7, 1880 in Brünn, Moravia, Austria-Hungary as Franz Friedrich Grünbaum. He was an actor and writer, known for Die Csikosbaroneß (1930), Liebeskommando (1931) and Jeder fragt nach Erika (1931). He was married to Lilly Herzl, Mizzi Dressl and Karolina ...
(1941, Jan. 14) Perished in the Dachau concentration camp.
47. Mikhail Gipsi
Actor | Schaste
Mikhail Gipsi was born in 1891 in Tatishchevo, Russian Empire as Mikhail Mikhaylovich Kuznetsov. He was an actor, known for Happiness (1935), Devushka s dalyokoy reki (1928) and Zolotoy klyuv (1929). He died on January 5, 1942 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR [now St. Petersburg, Russia].
(1942, Jan. 5) Died of starvation during the Siege of Leningrad.
(1942, Jan. 6) Died of starvation during the Siege of Leningrad.
49. Franz Wenzler
Director | Hundert Tage
Franz Wenzler went to Rome where he died at the age of 49. The circumstances which led to his death are not known.
(1942, Jan. 9) Died under mysterious circumstances in Rome, Italy.
50. Walter Spies
Writer | Insel der Dämonen
Walter Spies was born in Moscow, Russia on 15 September 1895, of a large German-Russian family, which owned one of the largest wholesale corporations in Tsarist Russia before World War I, so he lived a privileged life during his childhood. After the outbreak of WWI, Tsarist government, suspicious ...
(1942, Jan. 18) Drowned in the Indian Ocean when his ship was hit, possibly by a mine.
52. Rolf Wenkhaus
Actor | Emil und die Detektive
Rolf Wenkhaus was born on September 9, 1917 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor, known for Emil und die Detektive (1931), S.A.-Mann Brand (1933) and Spoiling the Game (1932). He died on January 31, 1942 in Ireland.
(1942, Jan. 31) Shot down off the coast of Ireland while serving in the Luftwaffe.
54. Richard Korn
Actor | Karussell
Richard Korn was born on April 1, 1914 in Frankfurt an der Oder, Brandenburg, Germany. He was an actor, known for Karussell (1937), Fahrendes Volk (1938) and Der Herr Papa (1936). He died on February 6, 1942 in Velizh, Smolensk Oblast, Russian SFSR, USSR.
(1942, Feb. 6) Killed in action while serving on the Eastern Front.
Director | Poet i tsar
Yevgeni Chervyakov was born on December 27, 1899 in Abdulino, Russian Empire as Yevgeni Veniaminovich Chervyakov. He was a director and actor, known for Poet i tsar (1927), Moy syn (1928) and Zolotoy klyuv (1929). He was married to Nadezhda Yermakovich. He died on February 17, 1942 in Mga, ...
(1942, Feb. 17) Killed in action while fighting against the Germans on the Eastern Front.
56. Alexei Dolinin
Actor | U samogo sinego morya
Alexei Dolinin was born on March 22, 1910 as Aleksey Georgievich Dolinin. He was an actor, known for By the Bluest of Seas (1936), Volga - Volga (1938) and Tractor Drivers (1939). He died in February 1942.
(1942, Feb.) Likely killed on the Eastern Front.
(1942, Feb. 22) Likely killed on the Eastern Front.
58. Boris Alekin
Actor | Golowin geht durch die Stadt
Slight, skinny, sweet-faced, with light blue eyes and wavy blond hair, young Boris Alekin fled the October Revolution and settled down in Germany. The young Russian who could speak four languages (Russian, German, English and French) soon became an actor in his host country, mainly in the theater (...
(1942, Mar. 17) Killed while fighting on the Eastern Front against the Germans.
59. John Mair
Writer | Tiger by the Tail
Died in a plane crash in April 1942 during training to be RAF pilot.
(1942, April) Died in a plane crash during training to be an RAF pilot.
60. M.M. Paggi
Sound_department | True to the Navy
Buried in Hollywood's Forest Lawn Cemetery with his wife Madeleine Klope Paggi, and with her parents M/M Robert Klope. He was killed in an airplane crash in 1942.
(1942, May 3) Drowned when his ship was sunk.
(1942, May 6) Killed while serving with the Yugoslav partisans.
62. Viktor Shepel
Actor | Granitsa na zamke
Viktor Shepel was born in 1911 as Viktor Petrovich Shepel. He was an actor, known for Granitsa na zamke (1938) and Gibel Orla (1941). He died on May 19, 1942 in village Novouspenovka, Veselovskiy raion, Zaporozhe Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, USSR [now Vesele Raion, Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukraine].
(1942, May 19) Killed in action fighting against the Germans on the Eastern Front.
(1942, June 1) Killed by the Gestapo.
64. Walter Leigh
Composer | His Lordship
Walter Leigh was an English composer who fought in the Second World War and was killed in action at Tobruk (Libya), aged 36. His output includes the overture 'Agincourt', the 'Concertino for Harpsichord (or Piano) and Strings', and 'The Frogs of Aristophanes', for chorus and orchestra. He was ...
(1942, June 12) Killed in action in Tobruk, North Africa while serving with the Royal Armoured Corps, 4th Queen's Own Hussars.
65. Carola Neher
Actress | Die 3 Groschen-Oper
An ardent supporter of the KPD, the German communist party, Neher left Germany shortly after the Nazi took over and emigrated to Prague, then to Moscow where she appeared on the stage as a cabaret artiste. In the spring of 1936, Anatol Becker, Neher's husband -also an ardent communist, was arrested...
(1942, June 26) An ardent supporter of the German Communist Party, she emigrated to Russia. During the war, the the prison camp she was interred in was captured by the Nazis, she and many others were executed by the Gestapo.
66. Robert Liebmann
Soundtrack | Zwartboek
Robert Lieibmann was German newspaper film and stage critic who became a successful screenwriter with such films as The Love Waltz (1930), Congress Dances (1931) and Blued Angel (1931). In the mid 1930s Liebmann was beckoned to Hollywood by actress Mady Christians to help jump start her flagging ...
(1942, July) Perished in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
67. Yevgeni Petrov
Writer | Vozdushnyy izvozchik
Yevgeni Petrov was born Evgeni Petrovich Kataev on November 30, 1902, in Odessa, Russian Empire (Now Odesa, Ukraine). His father, named Petr Kataev, was a teacher. Petrov graduated from Classical Gymnasium in 1920, and became a news correspondent for the Ukrainian Telegraph Agency. From 1921-1923 ...
(1942, July 2) Killed when his plane was shot down.
(1942, Aug.) Perished in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
69. Alina Halska
Actress | Tredowata
Alina Halska was born on January 15, 1902 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. She was an actress, known for Tredowata (1936), Granica (1938) and Zlota maska (1940). She died in August 1942 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.
(1942, Aug.) Murdered by the Nazis in a prison.
70. Herbert Selpin
Director | Trenck, der Pandur
Herbert Selpin was born on May 29, 1902 in Berlin, Germany. He was a director and writer, known for Trenck, der Pandur (1940), Titanic (1943) and The Dream of the Rhine (1933). He was married to Anni Markart. He died on August 1, 1942 in Berlin.
(1942, Aug. 1) Died under mysterious circumstances, was quite possibly killed by the Gestapo.
(1942, Aug. 6) Perished in the Treblinka concentration camp.
(1942, Aug. 8) Killed in the Warsaw Ghetto.
73. Irène Némirovsky
Writer | Suite Française
She was born in 1903 into a Ukrainian Jewish family, and emigrated to Paris as a young woman. She wrote nine books between 1929 and 1937, one of which was made into a movie ("David Golder", 1930). She became well-known in France, but did not become a French citizen. She converted to Catholicism in ...
(1942, Aug. 17) Perished in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
(1942, Aug. 18) Perished in the Wülzburg concentration camp.
75. Walter Serner
Writer | Die Tigerin
Walter Serner's life and especially his death have been shrouded in mystery. The last thing that was heard of him was a letter he wrote on October 13th, 1927. He disappeared and it is still unknown what happened or where and when he died. Serner's work was never really accepted by the literary ...
(1942, Aug. 20) He and his wife were interned in the Theresienstadt concentration camp, and three weeks later, they were moved in the direction of "the East", where they perished in Riga.
76. Hans Löhr
Actor | Emil und die Detektive
Hans Löhr was born on May 29, 1922 in Berlin, Germany as Hans Albrecht Löhr. He was an actor, known for Emil und die Detektive (1931) and Wie kommen die Löcher in den Käse? (1932). He died on August 23, 1942.
(1942, Aug. 23) Killed in action while serving on the Eastern Front.
77. John Gottowt
John Gottowt was born on June 15, 1881 in Lemberg, Galicia, Austria-Hungary as Isidor Gesang. He was an actor and director, known for Nosferatu (1922), Das schwarze Los (1913) and The Student of Prague (1913). He died on August 27, 1942 in Wieliczka, Malopolskie, Poland.
(1942, Aug. 27) Was shot by an SS officer.
78. Claudette Mawby
Actress | The Baby Cyclone
Claudette Mawby was born on August 10, 1922 in Yorkshire, England as Claudette Gabriel Mawby. She was an actress, known for The Baby Cyclone (1928) and Dance of the Paper Dolls (1929). She died on August 29, 1942 in Sussex, England.
(1942, Aug. 29) Killed when her hotel was hit by a V-1 flying bomb. (Sussex)
79. Henry Gleditsch
Actor | Laila
Norwegian actor and stage manager,stage debut in 1923.With his boyish good looking,and with a very good singing voice,he got many parts as lover in both operettas and comedies. Among his later parts were Horatio,(Shakespeare) and as Marchbanks.(Shaw) From 1934 to 1935 he was manager at Søilen ...
(1942, Oct. 7) Due to his opposition of the Nazi-regime in Norway from the start, he was executed in the Falstad wood together with nine other citizens from Trondheim.
80. Ies Monnikendam
Ies Monnikendam was born on June 10, 1885 in Netherlands. He was an actor, known for Pygmalion (1937). He died on October 8, 1942 in Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, Oswiecim, Malopolskie, Poland.
(1942, Oct. 8) Perished in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
81. Fritz Junkermann
Actor | Alfreds Techtelmechtel
Fritz Junkermann was born on October 19, 1883 in Stuttgart, Germany. He was an actor, known for Alfreds Techtelmechtel (1919), Prinz Kuckuck - Die Höllenfahrt eines Wollüstlings (1919) and Catherine the Great (1920). He died on October 12, 1942.
(1942, Oct. 12) Arrested in 1940 due to his alleged homosexuality and was admitted to the Sachsenhausen concentration camp. There, he was allegedly castrated "voluntarily". He was gassed in the Bernburg Euthanasia Centre.
82. Anna Letenská
Actress | Babicka
Anna Letenská was born on August 29, 1904 in Nürschan, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for Babicka (1940), Cekanky (1940) and Minulost Jany Kosinové (1940). She died on October 24, 1942 in Mauthausen concentration camp, Austria.
(1942, Oct. 24) Perished in the Mauthausen concentration camp.
83. Josef Skrivan
Actor | Hej-rup!
Josef Skrivan was born on August 10, 1902 in Prague, Cechy, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for Workers, Let's Go (1934), Your Money or Your Life (1932) and Jménem Jeho Velicenstva (1929). He died on November 4, 1942 in Auschwitz Concentration Camp, Poland.
(1942, Nov. 4) Perished in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
84. Bruno Schulz
Writer | Sanatorium pod Klepsydra
Schulz is undoubtedly one of the most remarkable writers in Polish literature of the first half of the 20h Century. He was born in Drohobycz, a small village near Lvov, where he would live until he was shot by the Nazis on the street on November 19th, 1942. By then, Schulz had published two books. ...
(1942, Nov. 19) Was shot by an SS officer.
85. Gulya Korolyova
Actress | Baby ryazanskie
Gulya Korolyova (Marionella Vladimirovna Korolyova) was born in Moscow, USSR on September 9, 1922. She started as an actress from 4 y.o. Her filmography includes: ...
(1942, Nov. 24) Was mortally wounded in the battle while serving in a medical battalion near Stalingrad.
Soundtrack | The Debt
The circumstances surrounding Franz Lehár possibly attempting to intercede with the Nazis on Löhner-Beda's behalf are clouded. Supposedly after World War II Lehár denied any cognizance of Löhner-Beda's concentration-camp imprisonment, but one source states that Lehár may have tried personally to ...
(1942, Dec. 4) Perished in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
(1942, Dec. 11) After Adolf Eichmann refused a visa for the his second daughter, the three of them (he, his wife, and his daughter) committed suicide by turning on a gas valve.
88. Coen Hissink
Actor | De zwarte tulp
Coen Hissink was born on October 5, 1878 in Kampen, Overijssel, Netherlands as Johan Coenraad Hissink. He was an actor, known for The Black Tulip (1921), Levensschaduwen (1916) and Alexandra (1922). He died on December 17, 1942 in Neuengamme, Germany.
(1942, Dec. 17) Perished in the Neuengamme concentration camp.
89. Richard Hillary
Writer | For Those in Peril
Richard Hillary was born on April 20, 1919 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Richard Hope Hillary. He was a writer, known for For Those in Peril (1944) and ITV Play of the Week (1955). He died on January 8, 1943 in Berwickshire, England.
(1943, Jan. 3) Killed along with his radio operator when their Bristol Blenheim crashed during a training exercise. He had suffered severe burns two years earlier during the Battle of Britain.
(1943, Jan. 13) Perished in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
91. Lina Salten
Actress | Cornelie Arendt
Lina Salten was born on February 1, 1890 in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany as Lina Salomon. She was an actress and writer, known for Cornelie Arendt (1920), Die Glocken der Katharinenkirche (1918) and Zimmer Nummer sieben (1917). She died on January 15, 1943 in Auschwitz-Birkenau ...
(1943, Jan. 15) Perished in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
92. Aleksei Lyarsky
Actor | Detstvo Gorkogo
Was born in Moscow. Mother - Lyarskaya Akulina Lukjianovna. The wife - Vanda Frantsevna Gavrilova.
In 1938 he had been selected on a leading role in first two films under Maxim Gorky's trilogy. This role became his unique work on cinema. Upon termination of shootings the first set he had presented ...
(1943, Feb. 8) Killed in combat near Demyansk fighting the Germans.
93. Tadeusz Frenkiel
Actor | Iwonka
Tadeusz Frenkiel was born on April 10, 1896 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for Iwonka (1925), Znachor (1937) and Czarna perla (1934). He was married to Aniela Tarnowicz. He died on February 12, 1943 in Stefanówka, Mazowieckie, Poland.
(1943, Feb. 12) Executed, along with 108 others, in the woods of Chojnowskie near Stefanów by the Germans.
94. Dora Gerson
Actress | Die Todeskarawane
Dora Gerson was born on March 23, 1899 in Berlin, Germany as Dorothea Gerson. She was an actress, known for Caravan of Death (1920) and Auf den Trümmern des Paradieses (1920). She was married to Max Sluizer and Veit Harlan. She died on February 14, 1943 in Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp...
(1943, Feb. 14) Perished in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Actor | Barbara Radziwillówna
Witold Zacharewicz was born on August 26, 1914 in Plock, Poland, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for Love or a Kingdom (1936), Znachor (1937) and Gehenna (1938). He died on February 16, 1943 in Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, Oswiecim, Malopolskie, Poland.
(1943, Feb. 16) Perished in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
96. Donald Haines
Actor | Bowery Blitzkrieg
Donald Haines was born on May 9, 1919 in Seward County, Nebraska, USA. He was an actor, known for Bowery Blitzkrieg (1941), That Gang of Mine (1940) and Flying Wild (1941). He died on February 20, 1943 in North Africa.
(1943, Feb. 20) Enlisted as an aviation cadet in the U.S. Army Air Corps on December 10 1941, two days after the U.S. entered WWII, and was later killed in action as a First Lieutenant in North Africa.
(1943, Feb. 20) Perished in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
98. Hans Scholl
Actor | Die Prinzessin Suwarin
Hans Scholl was born on September 22, 1918 in Ingersheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. He was an actor, known for The Princess Suwarin (1923). He died on February 22, 1943 in Stadelheim Prison, Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
(1943, Feb. 22) He and his sister Sophie were executed because of anti-Nazi resistance.
(1943, Feb. 23) Perished in the Theresienstadt concentration camp.
100. Stephen Haggard
Actor | Whom the Gods Love
Stephen Haggard was born on March 21, 1911 in Guatemala City, Guatemala as Stephen Hubert Avenel Haggard. He was an actor, known for Mozart (1936), The Young Mr. Pitt (1942) and Old Bill and Son (1941). He was married to Morna Gillespie. He died on February 25, 1943 in Egypt.
(1943, Feb. 25) Committed suicide while serving as captain with the British Army's Intelligence Corps in Egypt.