life story of adolfo kaminsky
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the forger- adolfo kaminsky

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Artwork: lilach shvarts י6

  • Joined Jan 2020
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a little about adolfo kaminsky:

kaminsky was born in 1 October 1925 in argentina.

when he was seven hes family moved to paris.

the war started when he was 18.

hes family was so poor so after school he had to work in a dye shop as a clothes dryer.

hes family was jewish.

so the nazis took him and hes family to camp of Drancy (detention camp for confining Jews who were later deported to the extermination camps).

but they were lucky that the consul of argentina got them freed on 22 December 1943, and moved to paris again.

and then he found a group called the penguins. who help jews, and gives them fake id. he joind to them and worked with them.

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this photo was taken after the liberation of paris on 1944.

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in the photo we see kaminsky in hes Laboratory.

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life story of adolfo kaminsky

this photo is from a animation video of him doing fake ids for jewish kids.

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achivments:

He saved 14000 lives of jewish.

And he did 300 ids for kids in three days without sleeping!!

Hes daugther wrote a book about hes life that called “adolfo Kaminsky the forger’s life”.

A short film about Kaminsky entitled The Forger accompanied An online New York Times article in October 2016.

The Travel Channel’s show Mysteries at the Museum featured a Segment on Adolfo Kaminsky in its 12 October 2017, episode.

On 29 October 2017, “60 Minutes told the story of Adolfo Kaminsky”.

Adolfo Kaminsky has been awarded with the Croix du Combattant (A French decoration that recognizes, as its name Implies, those who fought in combat for France).

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The cover to hes book that hes daughter wrote about him.

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the Croix du combattant award

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