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[[File:Else Hirsch stolpersteinsmall in Bochumbw.jpg|250pxpng|thumb|[[Stolperstein]] forElse Hirsch on sidewalk in downtown Bochum]]
 
'''Else Hirsch''' (29 July 1889 – 1942 or 1943) was a [[Jewish]] teacher in [[Bochum]], Germany, and a member of the [[German Resistance]] against the [[Third Reich]]. She organized transports of Jewish children to the Netherlands and England, saving them from Nazi deportation to [[concentration camps]] and death. Hirsch perished in the [[Riga Ghetto]], at the age of 53 or 54.
 
 
==Legacy==
[[File:Else Hirsch stolperstein in Bochum.jpg|250px|thumb|[[Stolperstein]] for Hirsch on sidewalk in downtown Bochum]]
Streets in Bochum and [[Bad Lausick]] are named after her.<ref>[https://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Else-Hirsch-Stra%C3%9Fe,+Bochum,+Deutschland&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=61.323728,87.714844&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Else-Hirsch-Stra%C3%9Fe,+Wiemelhausen+44789+Bochum,+Nordrhein-Westfalen,+Germany&z=16 Map link to Else-Hirsch-Straße, 44789 Bochum, Germany] Google Maps. Retrieved 24 April 2010</ref><ref>[https://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Else-Hirsch-Stra%C3%9Fe,+Bad+Lausick,+Deutschland&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=61.323728,87.714844&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Else-Hirsch-Stra%C3%9Fe,+04651+Bad+Lausick,+Leipzig,+Sachsen,+Germany&z=16 Map link to Else-Hirsch-Straße, 04651 Bad Lausick, Germany] Google Maps. Retrieved 24 April 2010</ref>
 
There is a [[stolperstein]] for Hirsch (see photo) at Huestraße 28 in Bochum, where she taught from 1927 to 1941.<ref>[http://wiki-de.genealogy.net/Bochum/Stolpersteine#Huestr._28 Stolperstein for Else Hirsch, with photo]. Genealogy Wiki. Retrieved 24 April 2010 {{in lang|de}}</ref>
 
==See also==