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At the end of November 1941 the former fortress Theresienstadt, located 60 km north of Prague was turned into a ghetto. At first, Jews of all ages from Bohemia and Moravia (the "Protectorate") were deported to this camp.
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Route of Transport: from Departing Station Koeln, Koeln, Rhine Province, Germany to Bohusovice, Litomerice, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia on 15/06/1942
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Origin of Deportation: Koeln, Koeln, Rhine Province, Germany
Transport No: III/1
Beginning of Event: 15/06/1942
Segment of Route: Departing Station
Assembly Area: Fairgrounds Cologne-Deutz
Assembly Area: Much
Assembly Area: Zur ewigen Anbetung
Assembly Area: Mausbach
Departure Station: Deutz-Tief Train station, Cologne
Means of Transportation: Special passenger train (Sonderzug)
No. of People (Minimum Estimate): 961
No. of People (Maximum Estimate): 963
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 16/06/1942
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Origin of Deportation: Bohusovice, Litomerice, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia
Transport No: III/1
Beginning of Event: 16/06/1942
Segment of Route: Stop
Assembly Area: Fairgrounds Cologne-Deutz
Departure Station: Bohusovice train station
Means of Transportation: Marched by foot
No. of People (Minimum Estimate): 961
No. of People (Maximum Estimate): 963
Destination of Deportation: Theresienstadt, Ghetto, Czechoslovakia
Transport No. upon Arrival: III/1
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Bibliography:
  • Alfred Gottwaldt, Diana Schulle, Die "Judendeportationen" aus dem Deutschen Reich 1941-1945, (Wiesbaden: Marix Verlag, 2005), pp. 291-292
  • Hans Günther Adler, Der verwaltete Mensch: Studien zur Deportation der Juden aus Deutschland, (Tübingen: Mohr, 1974)
  • Hans-Gerd Dick, "Wie erdhaft, bergisch und deutsch das klingt": Der Rheinisch-Bergische Kreis im Nationalsozialismus, (Weilerswist: Verlag Landpresse, 1999), pp. 155-156
  • Josef Wisskirchen: Schicksale Stommelner Juden im Dritten Reich, in: Manfred Backhausen (ed.), Juden in Stommeln, vol. 2: Geschichte einer jüdischen Gemeinde im Koelner Umland, (Pulheim: Verein für Geschichte und Heimatkunde e.V. 1983), p. 73
  • Markus Schmitz, Bernd Haunfelder, Humanität und Diplomatie: Die Schweiz in Köln 1940 - 1949, (Münster: Aschendorff, 2001), pp.178-179
  • Maria Wein-Mehs, Juden in Wittlich 1808-1942, (Wittlich: Stadt Wittlich, 1996), pp. 358-360
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