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Following the occupation of Czechoslovakia by Nazi Germany in March 1939, and the declaration of a Slovak republic on March 14, Hitler announced on March 15 the establishment of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. Between 1939 and 1941 the Nazi authorities in the Protectorate carried out various anti-Jewish measures, which included the harassment of Jews and of Jewish institutions and the confiscation of property.
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Route of Transport: from Departing Station Kolin, Kolin, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia to Bohusovice, Litomerice, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia on 05/06/1942
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Origin of Deportation: Kolin, Kolin, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia
Transport No: AAb
Beginning of Event: 05/06/1942
Segment of Route: Departing Station
Assembly Area: School building in Kolin
Means of Transportation: Train
No. of People (Maximum Estimate): 744
Destination of Deportation: Bohusovice, Litomerice, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia
Arrival Station: Bohusovice train station
Route of Transport: from Stop Bohusovice, Litomerice, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia to Theresienstadt, Ghetto, Czechoslovakia on 05/06/1942
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Origin of Deportation: Bohusovice, Litomerice, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia
Transport No: AAb
Beginning of Event: 05/06/1942
Segment of Route: Stop
Departure Station: Bohusovice train station
Means of Transportation: Marched by foot
No. of People (Maximum Estimate): 744
Destination of Deportation: Theresienstadt, Ghetto, Czechoslovakia
End of Event: 05/06/1942
Transport No. upon Arrival: AAb
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Bibliography:
  • Hanna Greenfeldova, Z Kolina do Jeruzalema. Stripky Vzpominek, Jerusalem: Gefen Publishing House Ltd. 1992.
  • Livia Rothkirchen, The Jews of Bohemia and Moravia 1938-1945, in: Avigdor Dagan ed., The Jews of Czechoslovakia, Historical studies and Surveys, Vol. 1 ( Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1968), pp.48-49
  • H.G. Adler, Theresienstadt, 1941-1945 : Das Antlitz einer Zwangsgemeinschaft; Geschichte, Soziologie, Psychologie (Tübingen: J.C.B. Mohr, 1955), pp.3 -71
  • Alfred Gottwaldt, Die Deutsche Reichsbahn und Theresienstadt, Theresienstaedter Studien und Dokumente (2005), pp.63-109
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