Emanuel Suessmann – Memories

Emanuel Suessmann was born Emanuel Süssmann in Leipzig in 1910.

He was arrested and imprisoned in Sachsenhausen in November 1938 and was resident in Kitchener camp in 1939.

Emanuel left for the United States  in 1940, where he was drafted into the army. He served in the Military Intelligence Division in Germany, “With loyalty and devotion to duty”.

Emanuel married Louise (Lisl) Schwarzenberger and they had a son, Michael, who has given his kind permission for access to his father’s documents and photographs where they are held with USHMM as follows:

Emanuel and Louise Suessmann papers; Document | Accession Number: 1999.A.0040

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