Visa Recipients

  • RAJCYN, Augustine née KLEINMAN A
    Age 42 | Visa #1836
  • RAJCYN, Désirée
    Age 10
  • RAJCYN, Isidore P
    Age 17
  • RAJCYN, Saul A
    Age 49 | Visa #1839

About the Family

The RAJCYN family received visas from Aristides de Sousa Mendes in Bordeaux on June 17, 1940.

They were unable to cross the border and went into hiding in Vence, France. There the family was caught in 1944 and sent to Drancy, then deported to Auschwitz, where they were murdered.

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