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Despite the German withdrawal on the Eastern front and the heavy aerial bombardment of German cities, the deportation of Jews from German cities did not stop. On December 18, 1943, a circular signed by Gestapo chief Heinrich Müller was sent out to all local Security Police headquarters. It permitted the deportation of Jews, whose marriage to non-Jews had terminated due to divorce or death of the non-Jewish spouse.
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Route of Transport: from Departing Station Leipzig, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany to Theresienstadt, Ghetto, Czechoslovakia on 15/05/1944
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Origin of Deportation: Leipzig, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Transport No: XVI/4 Ez3
Beginning of Event: 15/05/1944
Segment of Route: Departing Station
Means of Transportation: Train
No. of People (Minimum Estimate): 2
No. of People (Maximum Estimate): 2
Destination of Deportation: Theresienstadt, Ghetto, Czechoslovakia
Transport No. upon Arrival: XVI/4 Ez
Agencies of Deportation:
Officials in Charge of Transport: Fistler Karl
Nationality of the Officials: German
Link to Library: Die "Judendeportationen" aus dem Deutschen Reich, 1941-1945
Bibliography: Alfred Gottwaldt, Diana Schulle, Die "Judendeportationen" aus dem Deutschen Reich 1941-1945 (Wiesbaden: Marix Verlag, 2005), p.463
Link to Archives: Lists of 985 Jews deported from Weimar, Leipzig, and Halle to the Theresienstadt Ghetto on Transport Nos. XVI/1-XVI/4, 20/09/1942-14/01/1944

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