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Elsa Thon

Elsa Thon was born on January 10, 1923 in Pruszków, Poland. After liberation, she ended up in the Feldafing DP camp, where she married a Soviet tank commander, Mayer Thon. They went to Israel in 1948 and, as war survivors, were given special permission to immigrate to Argentina in 1955. They immigrated to Canada in 1980. Elsa lives in Toronto.