Prochnik, Robert (1915 - 1977)

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Born 1915 in Vienna. Died 1977 in Vienna. Robert Prochnik worked for the Jewish Community from 1938 onwards, working closely together with Benjamin Murmelstein. Prochnik had to work together with the Central Office for Jewish Emigration in Vienna and was involved in the transports to the East. In September 1942 he was arrested by the Gestapo and sent to Terezín, where he survived the war. In 1948 he was accused of collaboration with the Nazis, but set free soon afterwards. Prochnik died in 1977.

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