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Transport K left Brno for the Theresienstadt Ghetto on December 5, 1941. It consisted of 1,000 Jews, mostly residents of Brno. The deportees were first brought to a collection point at a school building on Merhautova St. 37 in Brno.
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Route of Transport: from Departing Station Brno, Brno Hlavni Mesto, Moravia-Silesia, Czechoslovakia to Bohusovice, Litomerice, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia on 05/12/1941
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Origin of Deportation: Brno, Brno Hlavni Mesto, Moravia-Silesia, Czechoslovakia
Transport No: K
Beginning of Event: 05/12/1941
Segment of Route: Departing Station
Assembly Area: School Building, Merhautova St. No..37, Brno
Means of Transportation: Train
No. of People (Maximum Estimate): 1000
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 05/12/1941
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Origin of Deportation: Bohusovice, Litomerice, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia
Beginning of Event: 05/12/1941
Segment of Route: Stop
Departure Station: Bohusovice train station
Means of Transportation: Marched by foot
No. of People (Maximum Estimate): 1000
Destination of Deportation: Theresienstadt, Ghetto, Czechoslovakia
End of Event: 05/12/1941
Transport No. upon Arrival: K
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Bibliography:
  • Anita Frankova, Die Struktur der aus dem Ghetto Theresienstadt zusammengestellten Transporte (1942-1944), Judaica Bohemiae XXV/2 (1989), pp. 63-81.
  • Jaroslav Klenovski, Zidovske Pamatky Brna. Strucna historie zidovskeho osidleni Brna, (Brno: Moravske Zemske Muzeum 1993).
  • H.G. Adler, Theresienstadt, 1941-1945 : Das Antlitz einer Zwangsgemeinschaft; Geschichte, Soziologie, Psychologie (Tübingen: J.C.B. Mohr, 1955), pp.3 -71
  • Alfred Gottwaldt, Die Deutsche Reichsbahn und Theresienstadt, Theresienstaedter Studien und Dokumente (2005), pp.63-109
Link to Archives: Minutes from a meeting of SS officers under the command of Reinhard Heydrich regarding the solution of the problem of the Jews of Czechoslovakia, 10 October 1941

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