Friends  |  Press Room  |  Contact Us

The International Institute for Holocaust Research

Transport J left Prague (Praha) on December 4, 1941, and arrived in Theresienstadt on the same day. It consisted of approximately 1,000 Jews.
Show more

Additional Details

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 04/12/1941
More Information More Information
Origin of Deportation: Praha, Praha Hlavni Mesto, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia
Transport No: J
Beginning of Event: 04/12/1941
Segment of Route: Departing Station
Assembly Area: Trade Fair Grounds at Holesovice
Departure Station: Holesovice Train Station
Means of Transportation: Train
No. of People (Minimum Estimate): 1000
No. of People (Maximum Estimate): 1001
Destination of Deportation: Bohusovice, Litomerice, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia
Route of Transport: from Stop Bohusovice, Litomerice, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia to Theresienstadt, Ghetto, Czechoslovakia on 04/12/1941
More Information More Information
Origin of Deportation: Bohusovice, Litomerice, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia
Transport No: J
Beginning of Event: 04/12/1941
Segment of Route: Stop
Departure Station: Bohusovice train station
Means of Transportation: Marched by foot
No. of People (Minimum Estimate): 1000
No. of People (Maximum Estimate): 1001
Destination of Deportation: Theresienstadt, Ghetto, Czechoslovakia
End of Event: 04/12/1941
Transport No. upon Arrival: J
Link to Library:
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
Link to Archives: Testimony of Josef Hans Klein, born in Most, Czechoslovakia, 1921, regarding his experiences in Prague, the Theresienstadt Ghetto, St. Gallen and Lugano

Stay Connected

Facebook   YouTube   Twitter   Blog