Brand/Fortgang

Visa Recipients

  • BRAND, Maria née ALSTER P
    Age 26
  • BRAND, Moses P
    Age 30
  • BRAND, Oskar P
    Age 25
  • FORTGANG, Abraham Elchunan P A
    Age 40 | Visa #2476
  • FORTGANG, Annette
    Age 14
  • FORTGANG, Berysz/Bernard P
    Age 34
  • FORTGANG, Chaja née WESTREICH P A
    Age 36 | Visa #2477
  • FORTGANG, Chana Hella
    Age 12
  • FORTGANG, Estera Pesia née GELBER P
    Age 29
  • FORTGANG, Rachel née BRAND A
    Visa #2475
  • FORTGANG, Suzanne
    Age 3 months

About the Family

The BRAND and FORTGANG families received visas from Aristides de Sousa Mendes in Bordeaux on June 20, 1940.

They crossed into Portugal and in December 1940 sailed from Lisbon to New York on the ship Nyassa.

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2474-2510

Page of Sousa Mendes Visa Registry Book listing this family and others - Courtesy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs archives, Lisbon