Marcel Hoffman was one of 24 French railway workers who helped save Jewish children from deportation in September 1942. His life story will be available here later in 2022.
Holocaust survivor, Jacques Stuzalft, who was one of the children rescued by the railway workers, recalls how it was Marcel’s role to distract the German guard:
While I was led away, Marcel Hoffmann took out his identity card to show the German soldier, telling him: ‘See, I have a German name, too.’
Image: Collection Yad Vashem