Sonya Olschanezky

Sonya Olschanezky

Birth
Chemnitz, Stadtkreis Chemnitz, Saxony (Sachsen), Germany
Death 6 Jul 1944 (aged 20)
Natzwiller, Departement du Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered, Specifically: Ashes scattered in a mass grave with other concentration camp victims.
Memorial ID 66271597 · View Source
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After the fall of France during World War 2 - Sonya joined the resistance and carried messages to various Special Operations Executive Agents.
Sonya worked for the Juggler sub circuit of the Physician Network. She was captured in January 1944 and interrogated by the Gestapo and then sent to Fresnes Prison.
Later transferred to Natzweiler Concentration Camp, on the 6th July 1944, Sonya was injected with a lethal dose of phenol then incinerated in the Crematorium furnace
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Mentioned in Dispatches..

Gravesite Details Books : Flames In The Field. by Rita Kramer.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sonya Olschanezky (25 Dec 1923–6 Jul 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 66271597, ; Maintained by Paul Monaghan (contributor 47155457) Cremated, Ashes scattered, who reports a Ashes scattered in a mass grave with other concentration camp victims..