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Transport Am left Prague ( Praha) on April 24, 1942 and arrived in Theresienstadt on the same day. It consisted of approximately 1,000 Jews. Historical Background 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
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Places: Praha, Praha Hlavni Mesto, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia
Route of Transport: from Departing Station Praha, Praha Hlavni Mesto, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia to Bohusovice, Litomerice, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia on 24/04/1942
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Origin of Deportation: Praha, Praha Hlavni Mesto, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia
Transport No: Am
Beginning of Event: 24/04/1942
Segment of Route: Departing Station
Assembly Area: Radiomarkt
Departure Station: Praha-Bubny railway station
Means of Transportation: Train
No. of People (Maximum Estimate): 1000
Destination of Deportation: Bohusovice, Litomerice, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia
Route of Transport: from Stop Bohusovice, Litomerice, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia to Theresienstadt, Ghetto, Czechoslovakia on 24/04/1942
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Origin of Deportation: Bohusovice, Litomerice, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia
Transport No: Am
Beginning of Event: 24/04/1942
Segment of Route: Stop
Departure Station: Bohusovice train station
Means of Transportation: Marched by foot
No. of People (Maximum Estimate): 1000
Destination of Deportation: Theresienstadt, Ghetto, Czechoslovakia
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Bibliography:
  • 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. 32-34
  • Alfred Gottwaldt, Die Deutsche Reichsbahn und Theresienstadt, Theresienstaedter Studien und Dokumente (2005), pp. 63-109
  • Ruth Bondy, Edelstein Against Time (Tel Aviv: Zmora, Bitan, Modan, 1981), pp.307-308 (Hebrew Edition)
  • H.G. Adler, Theresienstadt, 1941-1945 : Das Antlitz einer Zwangsgemeinschaft: Geschichte, Soziologie, Psychologie (Tübingen: J.C.B. Mohr, 1955), pp. 37- 70
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