Emanuel Suessmann – Photos

Emanuel Suessmann – born in Leipzig, Germany, on 17 July 1910

Profession in country of origin: Grocery storekeeper and gardener

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Germany on 23 May 1939

Richborough transit camp, 1940, Emanuel Suessmann
Kitchener camp, 1940, Emanuel Suessmann
Kitchener camp, 1940, Emanuel Suessmann - reverse
Kitchener camp, 1940, Emanuel Suessmann – reverse
Richborough transit camp, 1944, Emanuel Suessmann, US Army uniform
1944, Emanuel Suessmann, US Army uniform
Richborough camp, Emanuel Suessmann, Mainz railroad station, July 1945
Kitchener camp, Emanuel Suessmann, Mainz railroad station, July 1945
Kitchener camp, Emanuel Suessmann, Mainz railroad station, July 1945, reverse
Kitchener camp, Emanuel Suessmann, Mainz railroad station, July 1945, reverse

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Below – source: USHMM

Reproduced here with the kind permission of Michael Suessmann, for his father, Emanuel Suessmann

In the photograph below, Emanuel Suessmann is wearing a German Army uniform.  Emanuel was a ‘Ritchie Boy‘ – in the US Military Intelligence Division during the war. See here for further information.

Kitchener camp, Emanuel Suessmann, Camp Ritchie, March 1945
Kitchener camp, Emanuel Suessmann, Camp Ritchie, March 1945
Richborough camp, Emanuel Suessmann, Camp Ritchie, March 1945, reverse
Kitchener camp, Emanuel Suessmann, Camp Ritchie, March 1945, reverse

Source: USHMM Emanuel and Louise Suessmann papers Container List ⁃ Series 1: Emanuel and Louise Suessmann papers, 1909-approximately 1990 (bulk 1930-1945)
Photographs, approximately 1935, 1945, approximately 1990 Item 1999.A.0040_001_004_0007 Location Box 1 / Folder 4   Conditions on Access: No restrictions on access Conditions on Use: No restrictions on use   Reproduced here with the kind permission of Michael Suessmann, for his father Emanuel Suessmann

Emanuel and Louise Suessmann papers Container List ⁃ Series 1: Emanuel and Louise Suessmann papers, 1909-approximately 1990 (bulk 1930-1945)
⁃ Photographs, approximately 1935, 1945, approximately 1990 Item 1999.A.0040_001_004_0009 Location Box 1 / Folder 4

Conditions on Access: No restrictions on access

Conditions on Use: No restrictions on use

Materials reproduced here with the kind permission of Michael Suessmann, for his father, Emanuel Suessmann