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On December 18 1943, a memo was sent by Chief of the Gestapo Heinrich Müller to the regional police offices requiring that Jewish spouses, whose marriages to non-Jews had ended in either divorce or in the death of their non-Jewish partner, be deported to the Theresienstadt Ghetto.
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Route of Transport: from Departing Station Breslau, Breslau, Silesia (Lower), Germany to Theresienstadt, Ghetto, Czechoslovakia on 08/01/1944
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Origin of Deportation: Breslau, Breslau (Breslau), Silesia (Lower), Germany
Transport No: IX/7
Beginning of Event: 08/01/1944
Segment of Route: Departing Station
Assembly Area: Storch Synagoge, Breslau
Departure Station: Odertorbahnhof
No. of People (Maximum Estimate): 73
Destination of Deportation: Theresienstadt, Ghetto, Czechoslovakia
End of Event: 09/01/1944
Transport No. upon Arrival: IX/7
Link to Library:
  • Alfred Gottwaldt, Diana Schulle, Die "Judendeportationen" aus dem Deutschen Reich 1941-1945 (Wiesbaden: Marix Verlag, 2005), p.461
  • Franz D. Lucas, Margret Heitmann, Stadt des Glaubens: Geschichte und Kultur der Juden in Glogau, ( Hildesheim : Georg Olms Verlag , 1991 ) , pp.376-379
  • Jonca, Karol, "Deportations of German Jews from Breslau 1941-1944 as Described by Eyewitness Testimonies", in: Yad Vashem Studies, 26 (Jerusalem: Yad Vashem, 1996), pp 275-316
  • Ascher, Abraham, "Community Under Siege: The Jews of Breslau under Nazism" (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007), pp. 238-242
  • Sadowski, Miroslaw, "Deportacje niemieckich Zydow z Wroclawia do KZ-Theresienstadr w styczniu i kwietniu 1944 r., in: Studia nad Faszyzmem i Zbrodniami Hitlerowskimi, 18 (Wroclaw: Wroclaw University, 1995)
  • Deutsche Reichsbahn, "Deutsches Kursbuch, Jahresfahrplan 1943" (Berlin: Deutsche Reichsbahn, 1943), pp 74, 81
Link to Photos: Breslau, Germany, Exterior of a synagogue, 1926.
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