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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. By that time, the great majority of the Jewish population of Lower Silesia has already been deported to killing sites near Kaunas and Izbica, to Auschwitz-Birkenau and to the Theresienstadt Ghetto. The only Jews rem
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Route of Transport: from Departing Station Breslau, Breslau, Silesia (Lower), Germany to Theresienstadt, Ghetto, Czechoslovakia on 11/01/1944
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Origin of Deportation: Breslau, Breslau (Breslau), Silesia (Lower), Germany
Transport No: IX/7 Ez
Beginning of Event: 11/01/1944
Segment of Route: Departing Station
Assembly Area: Storch Synagoge, Breslau
Departure Station: Odertorbahnhof
No. of People (Maximum Estimate): 3
Destination of Deportation: Theresienstadt, Ghetto, Czechoslovakia
End of Event: 11/01/1944
Transport No. upon Arrival: IX/7 Ez
Link to Library:
  • Alfred Gottwaldt, Diana Schulle, Die "Judendeportationen" aus dem Deutschen Reich 1941-1945 (Wiesbaden: Marix Verlag, 2005), p.461
  • 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
  • Miroslav, Karny, "Theresienstaedter Gedenkbuch: Die Opfer der Judentransporte aus Deutschland nach Theresienstadt 1942-1945", (Prag: Academia, 2000), pp 483, 486, 531
  • 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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