French Holocaust survivor Ernest Hirsch was only nine years old the last time he heard from his mother. Though he lived to flee Europe and settle in Northern California, his parents were forced to board a train from Paris to the French internment camp in Rivesaltes in 1941. His mother, Lisa Kirchheimer, wrote to him to say they would be taken to a
American Holocaust survivors and politicians demand that a French train company confront its own deadly involvement in the Holocaust or risk losing lucrative contracts in the United States.
Por Mary Pappenfus