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During the autumn and winter months of 1942-1943 Nazi Germany suffered a series of major military setbacks signaling a shift in the course of the war: The defeat at El Alamein, followed by the landing of Allied forces in North- Africa (Operation Torch) and the encircling of the Sixth Army at Stalingrad. However, despite these setbacks the Nazis proceeded with their extermination policies. On February 7, 1943, several days after the German surrender at Stalingrad, Hitler addressed a group of
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Route of Transport: from Departing Station Hamburg, Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany to Theresienstadt, Ghetto, Czechoslovakia on 23/06/1943
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Origin of Deportation: Hamburg, Hamburg, Hansa City of Hamburg, Germany
Transport No: VI/8
Beginning of Event: 23/06/1943
Segment of Route: Departing Station
Means of Transportation: Train
No. of People (Maximum Estimate): 108
Destination of Deportation: Theresienstadt, Ghetto, Czechoslovakia
Transport No. upon Arrival: VI/8
Link to Library:
  • Alfred Gottwaldt, Diana Schulle, Die "Judendeportationen" aus dem Deutschen Reich 1941-1945 (Wiesbaden: Marix Verlag, 2005), p.361
  • Forschungsstelle für Zeitgeschichte in Hamburg, Hamburg im "Dritten Reich" (Göttingen, Wallstein Verlag, 2005), pp. 506-517
  • Linde Apel (edt.), In den Tod geschickt. Sent to Their Deaths (Hamburg, Metropol Verlag, 2009)
  • Beate Meyer, Die Deportationen der Hamburger Juden 1941-1945, in Beate Meyer (edt.), Die Verfolgung und Ermordung der Hamburger Juden 1933-1945 (Landeszentrale für politische Bildung, 2006), pp. 42-78
  • Käthe Starke, Der Führer schenkt den Juden eine Stadt (Berlin: Haude & Spenersche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1975), pp. 23-31

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