Marceau Vilner 1909-1967

Vilner-Fanstein is born in Vilno (Vilnius) in 1909, He comes to France to resume his studies. Before the war he was on of the major leaders of the "Thaelman Commitee".Volunteer in 1939 he assigned to the 12th FIR and takes part to the difficult combats of that regiment. He was in 1941 among the first people to be arrested and deported to Auschwitz. After the liberation he joins our Union from which he remained a faithful and devoted member. Let’s recall that in addition to his many activities in various organizations, he endorsed the presidency of the “Amicale des Déportés juifs”.