Source Information

Ancestry.com. France, Hidden Jewish Children, 1939-1945 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.
Original data: This data is provided in partnership with JewishGen.org.

About France, Hidden Jewish Children, 1939-1945

The Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants (OSE), a French organization, was one of many groups that sought to save Jewish children during WW II by hiding them, caring for them, and trying to send them to safe countries. This database contains an index of details about some of these children extracted from a collection of OSE documents. Entries may include the following details:

  • page number
  • name
  • date of birth
  • place of birth
  • nationality
  • place where hidden
  • comments

You can learn more about this database at the JewishGen website.