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date: 12 April 2021

Rachman, Peter [Perec]locked

(1920?–1962)
  • Richard Davenport-Hines

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Rachman, Peter [Perec] (1920?–1962), racketeer, was born at Lwów, Poland, son of David Rachman, a dental surgeon, who, together with his wife, vanished in the holocaust. After the Nazi invasion of Poland, Rachman was forced onto a road-building chain-gang and later captured by Russians, who starved him. He arrived in ...

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