Lucille after liberation:
she could speak and read English, French, and German,
Lucille was asked by the British to act as an
At one of the camps in which she had been interned (Neuengamme-Sasel), Lucille had worked for the Nazis as a secretary handling paperwork. Between beatings by the camp commandant, she had managed to memorize the names and addresses of 42 S.S. guards. With Lucille's assistance, the British arrested and imprisoned all of them.
After receiving death threats, probably from S.S. family members, Lucille managed to leave Germany for New York, where she arrived in early 1946.