Date added: 2015-01-27 Wanda (Jabłońska) Gillon / Canada

/ Gillon Malaria and DDT in Africa / EN

Wanda tells how malaria was an ever-present fact of life, since it was impossible to escape being bitten by mosquitoes, even though they used DDT.

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Author of memoirs

Wanda Jabłońska Gillon

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  • Place of Birth: Lwowskie / Lwów
  • Place of residence in 1939: Skalat
  • Deportations and repressions: Name of camp unknown and exact dates uncertain / /
  • Military experience: - - 
  • Other wartime circumstances: Civilian Camp in the Middle East: TehranCivilian Camp in Africa: Tengeru, TanganyikaHer sister died in Teheran. They reached Tengeru in 1942 and stayed until 1950 when the camp was closed. Her father was in Lebanon until 1945 and then went to England, as did her brother. Her father's family and mother's family members were repatriated after the war.
  • Place of residence after 1945.: Tanzania

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