Binjamin Wilkomirski


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in Biel, Switzerland
February 12, 1941

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Binjamin Wilkomirski was a name which Bruno Dössekker (born Bruno Grosjean in 1941) adopted in his constructed identity as a Holocaust survivor and published author. His 1995 fictional memoirs, published in English as Fragments: Memories of a Wartime Childhood, were debunked in the late 1990s by a Swiss journalist.

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“We discussed the present, but what we really meant was our past. Both of us were living among the living, yet we didn't really belong with them-
we were actually the dead, on stolen leave, accidental survivors who got left behind in life.”
Binjamin Wilkomirski, Fragments: Memories of a Wartime Childhood

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