Playing cards that Inga Pollak made in an orphanage in Croatia where she was hidden by Righteous Among the Nations Branka and August Roth

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Playing cards that Inga Pollak made in an orphanage in Croatia where she was hidden by Righteous Among the Nations Branka and August Roth

Branka and August Roth fom Zagreb, Croatia, searched for a hiding place for Blanka Pollak and her two daughters, Inga and Ljerka. The Roths were instrumental in finding refuge for the Pollaks in an orphanage in a monastery, where they could hide until the end of the war

Playing cards that Inga Pollak made in an orphanage housed in a monastery in Zabgreb, Croatia
Playing cards that Inga Pollak made in an orphanage housed in a monastery in Zabgreb, Croatia

Inga and Ljerka Pollak, aged seven and ten, Zagreb, 1942
Inga and Ljerka Pollak, aged seven and ten, Zagreb, 1942

Ruth Gat (Inga Pollack) with the Roth family who saved her life in World War II, Cagnes, France,1970
Ruth Gat (Inga Pollack) with the Roth family who saved her life in World War II, Cagnes, France,1970