Andrew Schot

Andrew Schot
Born 1931 in Amsterdam, Netherlands At age 11, he and his sister went into hiding in the north of Holland, where they slept in barns and scrounged for food. After he was captured, he survived Papenburg forced labor camp.


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Andrew (far right) with friends before the Holocaust. His oldest sister, Antje (back row, in glasses), was killed by the Nazis at the start of the war.
In 1948, at age 17, Andrew (center bottom) was living with his mother and sister Mimi in Amsterdam. He is posing with his amateur theatre group, which performed the musical Oklahoma (translated into Dutch).
Andrew, age 18.
In 1950, Andrew (center front) sailed to the United States with his mother and sister Mimi on the SS Veendam. He turned 19 during the crossing.
Andrew in 1955. He served in the U.S. Army and then in the U.S. Air Force, retiring after more than 25 years.
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