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Despite the fact that by the end of June 1943 ninety percent of Cologne had been destroyed by American and British bombardments (especially during the "Peter and Paul attack" on June 29, 1943), the Gestapo continued to deport Jews from the city to Theresienstadt. Altogether 80 Jews were deported to the ghetto during this period. Some Jews from Aachen, Koblenz and Wittlich were among them.
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Route of Transport: from Departing Station Koeln, Koeln, Rhine Province, Germany to Theresienstadt, Ghetto, Czechoslovakia on 19/06/1943
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Origin of Deportation: Koeln, Köln, Rhine Province, Germany
Transport No: III/8
Beginning of Event: 19/06/1943
Segment of Route: Departing Station
Departure Station: Deutz-Tief Train station, Cologne
No. of People (Maximum Estimate): 35
Destination of Deportation: Theresienstadt, Ghetto, Czechoslovakia
End of Event: 19/06/1943
Transport No. upon Arrival: III/8
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Bibliography:
  • Alfred Gottwaldt, Diana Schulle, Die "Judendeportationen" aus dem Deutschen Reich 1941-1945 (Wiesbaden: Marix Verlag, 2005), p. 361
  • Hans Günther Adler, Der verwaltete Mensch: Studien zur Deportation der Juden aus Deutschland, (Tübingen: Mohr, 1974)
  • Barbara Becker-Jakli, Das jüdische Krankenhaus in Köln: Die Geschichte des Israelitischen Asyls für Kranke und Altersschwache 1869 bis 1945, (Köln: Emons Verlag, 2004), p. 351
  • Martin Rüther, Köln in der Zeit des Nationalsozialismus: Alltag und Erfahrungen zwischen 1939 und 1945. Darstellungen - Bilder - Quellen, (Köln: Emons, 2005), pp. 282-285
Link to Archives: Lists of 294 Jews deported from Cologne to the Theresienstadt Ghetto on Transports III/4-III/10, 12/09/1942-30/10/1943

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