Manfred Wildmann Testimony

Sylvia (Birnbaum) Wildmann Testimony 

Laure (Wildmann) Kolb Testimony 


Und flehentlich gesegnet: Briefe der Familie Wildmann aus Rivesaltes und Perpignan : judische Schicksale aus Philippsburg 1941-1943 (German Edition)
WildmannManfred and Erhard Roy Wiehn, eds
Hardcover, Hartung-Gorre, ISBN 3896490672 (3-89649-067-2)
And pleadingly blessed: letters from the Wildmann family from Rivesaltes and Perpignan: Jewish fates from Philippsburg 1941-1943 (German Edition)

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, 1933–1945, Volume III: Camps and Ghettos under European Regimes Aligned with Nazi Germany
Page 165 “Most of our knowledge of Grammont is based on the Wildmann family papers and letters.”
The Rivesaltes Sources reference the Wildmann letters in Und flehentlich gesegnet

Jüdische Kinder im Lager Gurs: GERETTETE UND IHRE RETTER
Brigitte and Gerhard Brändle
IRG Baden
April 16, 2021
A book about Gurs which mentions and has photos of the Wildmann family

Les vies du château Thomas Philippe
Regis Maree
December 9, 2022
Sylvia is pictured in Chapter 7.
Sylvia was hidden in Cul-des-Sarts from February 1943 to September 1944.

News Articles

Article about the hundreds of Jewish children hidden at Chateau Beloeil during the war, with a picture and mention of Sylvia
Beloeil : une expo retrace la vie des centaines d’enfants juifs cachés au château pendant la guerre July 10, 2023

Article about the Chateau de Grammont where Manfred was hidden in 1942
La Memoire du Chateau
Le Monde
July 6, 2022

Image of news article

Dedication of Philippsburg Jewish Memorial Monument
Stefan Martus and Dieter Haas 
October 22, 2017

How Many Neighbors Were Complicit in the Holocaust?
July 9, 2016

Stories that bind: group offers support to former ‘hidden children’
SF J. Weekly April 7, 2016

picture of newspaper article

Article about 2015 Wildmann’s visit to Philippsburg
July 10, 2015

Trimpin’s new work evokes images, survivors’ memories of Holocaust Seattle Times
May 21, 2012

‘Remain strong so that you will survive: Menlo Park man recalls internment in French camp
San Franscisco JWeekly
May 12, 2011

Trimpin previews upcoming show
The Stanford Daily
May 6, 2011

Trimpin’s ‘Gurs Cycle’ revisits the Holocaust in music, words and kinetic sculpture
San Jose Mercury News
May 5, 2011

Through a child’s eyes – Menlo Park man’s story of being interned at age 10 is part of ‘The Gurs Zyklus’
Palo Alto Weekly
April 29, 2011

French Railroad Sued Over Holocaust
San Francisco Chronicle
March 18, 2007

Anonymes, Justes et Persécutés
Les Enfants caches se souviennent
The Hidden children remember

The Last Wulkower

ND Jurnalismus
Martin Kröger, Wulkow
October 10, 2021Uncle Herbert was in Wulkow, see Family, below


The Sylvia and Manfred Wildmann Collection, U.S. Holocaust Museum

AJPN Organization

OFB “Juden”


The Non-Emigration of the Wildmanns (pdf) by Herbert Kolb, z.l. (husband of Laure Wildmann, z.l.)
The Final Act of Wolkow (pdf) After the Shoah: The Emigration of the Kolbs Our Chicken Farm by Herbert Kolb (large pdf)
Unsere Huehnerfarm (large pdf)
The Jews of Nuremberg 1939-1945 by Bernhard Kolb, book translated into English in 2016
Vera Kerner, Yom HaShoah, 2023