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In the concluding months of the war in Europe, Allied aircraft bombarded civilian and strategic targets in Germany, including railroad stations and tracks. Although the transport routes were clogged with German refugees who were fleeing from the Red Army as it advanced from the east, the deportations did not cease. Even amid the rapid disintegration of the Reich, the Gestapo doggedly continued to arrange transports.
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Route of Transport: from Departing Station Frankfurt am Main, Wiesbaden, Hesse-Nassau, Germany to Theresienstadt, Ghetto, Czechoslovakia on 15/03/1945
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Origin of Deportation: Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt a. Main (Wiesbaden), Hesse-Nassau, Germany
Transport No: XII/11
Beginning of Event: 15/03/1945
Segment of Route: Departing Station
Departure Station: Frankfurt am Main central train station
Means of Transportation: Rail car attached to a regular passenger train
No. of People (Maximum Estimate): 5
Destination of Deportation: Theresienstadt, Ghetto, Czechoslovakia
End of Event: 17/03/1945
Transport No. upon Arrival: XII/11
Agencies of Deportation: RSHA IVB4 - Judenangelegenheiten, Räumungsangelegenheiten
Officials in Charge of Transport:
Rail Company: Deutsche Reichsbahn
Role of Local Bureaucracy: Gestapo Staatspolizeistelle Frankfurt/Main
Nationality of the Officials: German
Link to Library:
  • Alfred Gottwald, Diana Schulle, Die Judendeportationen aus dem Deutschen Reich 1941-1945, (Wiesbaden: Marix Verlag, 2005), p. 467
  • Monica Kingreen, "Gewaltsam verschleppt aus Frankfurt : Die Deportation der Juden in den Jahren 1941-1945", Monica Kingreen, ed., Nach der Kristallnacht:Juedisches Leben und antijuedische Politik in Frankfurt am Main 1938-1945, (Frankfurt a.M: Campus, 1999), pp.384-390
  • Adolf Diamant, Gestapo Frankfurt Am Main, (Frankfurt a.M.: 1988)
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