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This transport was the 28th to leave Berlin for the ghettos and killing sites in Eastern Europe and was thus designated “Osttransport 28”. It departed from the city’s Putlitzstrasse Station in the Moabit district at 17:20 on February 3, 1943 and arrived at Auschwitz the following day at 10:48.
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Route of Transport: from Departing Station Berlin, Berlin, Berlin, Germany to Auschwitz Birkenau, Extermination Camp, Poland on 03/02/1943
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Origin of Deportation: Berlin, Berlin (Berlin), City of Berlin, Germany
Transport No: 28
Train No.: Da 15
Beginning of Event: 03/02/1943
Segment of Route: Departing Station
Assembly Area: Jewish Hospital Building, Iranische Strasse, 2-4, Berlin
Departure Station: Berlin-Moabit, Freight train station
Means of Transportation: Freight Train
No. of People (Minimum Estimate): 952
No. of People (Maximum Estimate): 955
Destination of Deportation: Auschwitz Birkenau, Extermination Camp, Poland
End of Event: 04/02/1943
Link to Library:
  • Alfred Gottwaldt, Diana Schulle, Die Judendeportationen aus dem Deutschen Reich 1941-1945 (Wiesbaden: Marix Verlag, 2005), p. 404
  • Freie Universität. Zentralinstitut für sozialwissenschaftliche Forschung (Berlin), “Gedenkbuch Berlins der jüdischen Opfer des Nationalsozialismus” (Berlin: Hentrich, 1995), p. 1420
  • Danuta Czech, “Auschwitz Chronicle 1939-1945” (New York: H. Holt, 1990), p. 322
Link to Archives: Documents of various Nazi instituitions from the years 1941-1945, presented by the Soviets for preparation of a trial against Georg Heuser

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