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The Allied landing in Normandy on June 6, 1944, and the destruction of the Wehrmacht's Army Group Centre by the Red Army over the summer worsened Nazi Germany’s situation considerably. Nevertheless, the Nazi authorities persisted in their efforts to deport those Jews who still remained in the cities of Germany.
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Route of Transport : from Departing Station Frankfurt am Main, Wiesbaden, Hesse-Nassau, Germany to Theresienstadt, Ghetto, Czechoslovakia on 04/07/1944
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Origin of Deportation: Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt a. Main (Wiesbaden), Hesse-Nassau, Germany
Transport No: XII/8
Beginning of Event: 04/07/1944
Segment of Route: Departing Station
Assembly Area: Jewish community building at 10 Fichtestraße, Frankfurt a.M.
Departure Station: Frankfurt am Main central train station
Means of Transportation: Rail car attached to a regular passenger train
No. of People (Maximum Estimate): 7
Destination of Deportation: Theresienstadt, Ghetto, Czechoslovakia
End of Event : 05/07/1944
Transport No. upon Arrival : XII/8
Link to Library:
  • 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
  • Alfred Gottwaldt, Diana Schulle, Die Judendeportationen aus dem Deutschen Reich 1941-1945, (Wiesbaden: Marix Verlag, 2005), p. 464
  • Adolf Diamant, Gestapo Frankfurt am Main, (Frankfurt a.M.: 1988)
  • Saul Friedländer, The Zears of Extermination, (Jerusalem; Am Oved; Yad Vashem, 2009), p. 567
  • Dokumente zur Geschichte der Frankfurter Juden 1933-1945, (W. Kramer, 1963)
  • Das Leben in Frankfurt zur NS-Zeit, (Frankfurt a.M.: W. Kramer, 1986), 4 vols.
  • Juden im Frankfurter Osten 1796 bis 1945, (Offenbach a.M.: Otto/Edition Lamod, 1997), p. 414
  • Frankfurter juedische Erinnerungen, (Sigmaringen: Thorbecke, 1997)
  • Paul Arnsberg, Die Geschichte der Frankfurter Juden seit der franzoesischen Revolution, (Darmstadt: E. Roether, 1992)
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