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)

Book cover

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, 1933–1945, Volume IIICamps and Ghettos under European Regimes Aligned with Nazi Germany
Page 165

From the book: 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

A book about Gurs which mentions and has photos of the Wildmann family
Jüdische Kinder im Lager Gurs: GERETTETE UND IHRE RETTER

Brigitte and Gerhard Brändle
IRG Baden
April 16, 2021









Les vies du château Thomas Philippe

Regis Maree

December 9, 2022










Sylvia is pictured in Chapter 7.

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










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

Image of news article








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

Article about our 2015 visit to Philippsburg
July 10, 2015

picture of newspaper article








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

‘Remain strong so that you will survive’
San Franscisco JWeekly
May 12, 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

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

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

Anonymes, Justes et Persécutés

Les Enfants caches se souviennent









The Last Wulkower

ND Jurnalismus
Martin Kröger, Wulkow
October 10, 2021

Uncle 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
Herbert Kolb’s Biography on the Erinnerungsort Wulkow website
Vera Kerner, Yom HaShoah, 2023

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