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(A website dedicated to unraveling the mysteries of our genealogy.)

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4/24/2014 In May of 2013, after several months of back-and-forth correspondence during which various data about Herbert and Otto Steinschneider’s wartime experiences were provided, historian Michel Jolland gave a presentation at Chevrières (Isère) describing the extraordinary stories of the twins before, during, and after World War II. Christiane Séguy was able to attend the event, while Philippe (Phil) Steinschneider sent his best wishes. The Adobe Acrobat version of the presentation can be found here.


From left: Michel Jolland, Christiane Séguy, Jean-Michel Rousset, and Captain Hans at the
camp of Chambaran

4/23/2014 Michel Jolland, an historian from the department of Isère in France, recently shared his paper on Willi Münzenberg, the communist political activist. Münzenberg’s path briefly crossed that of Herbert and Otto Steinschneider while the twins were interred at the military camp of Chambaran. The Adobe Acrobat document can be read here.

4/5/2014 Based on information provided to use from Assaf Steinschneider, the death years of Leopoldine FISCHLOWITZ and her husband Max STEINSCHNEIDER  have been updated in the descendants of Rabbi Gabriel Steinschneider outline report.

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In September and October of 2009, the History Channel ran a series of shows called Nostradamus Effect. Episode 4 was titled Nostradamus Effect: Hitler's Blood Oath and featured a small segment on Hanussen. Although the series was a little over-the-top, it contained interesting information nonetheless. A clip covering the Hanussen component can be seen below. The entire series on DVD can be ordered by clicking on the photo to the right of the video:


A portrait of Hanussen by Alessandro Del Gaudio

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Arthur Magida's new book, The Nazi Séance: The Strange Story of the Jewish Psychic in Hitler's Circle, is now available. Click here for additional details.

 
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Mel Gordon's book Erik Jan Hanussen: Hitler's Jewish Clairvoyant is available. Click here for more information.



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