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The Allied landing in Normandy on June 6, 1944, and the destruction of the Wehrmacht 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 that 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 10/1944
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Origin of Deportation: Frankfurt am Main, Wiesbaden, Hesse-Nassau, Germany
Transport No: XII/9
Beginning of Event: 10/1944
Segment of Route: Departing Station
Assembly Area: Jewish community building at 10 Fichtestraße, Frankfurt a.M.
Departure Station: Frankfurt am Main central train station
No. of People (Minimum Estimate): 9
No. of People (Maximum Estimate): 9
Destination of Deportation: Theresienstadt, Ghetto, Czechoslovakia
Transport No. upon Arrival: XII/9
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 Gottwaldt, Diana Schulle, Die Judendeportationen aus dem Deutschen Reich 1941-1945, (Wiesbaden: Marix Verlag, 2005), p. 465
  • 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)
  • Saul Friedländer, The Years of Extermination, (Jerusalem; Am Oved; Yad Vashem, 2009), pp. 557, 567
  • Paul Arnsberg, Die Geschichte der Frankfurter Juden seit der franzoesischen Revolution, (Darmstadt: E. Roether, 1992)
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