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This transport was the 30th to leave Berlin for the ghettos and killing sites in Eastern Europe and was thus designated “Osttransport 30”. It departed from the city’s Putlitzstrasse Station in the Moabit district on February 26, 1943 and arrived in Auschwitz one day later. There were 913 Jews on this transport. 100 had been brought from Leipzig to Berlin on February 17, 77 Jews from Magdeburg, 6 from Schönebeck, 1 from Hamburg, 3 from Cologne, and one from Copenhagen. The department for
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Route of Transport: from Departing Station Berlin, Berlin, Berlin, Germany to Auschwitz Birkenau, Extermination Camp, Poland on 26/02/1943
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Origin of Deportation: Berlin, Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Transport No: 30
Beginning of Event: 26/02/1943
Segment of Route: Departing Station
Departure Station: Berlin-Moabit, Freight train station
Means of Transportation: Freight Train
No. of People (Minimum Estimate): 913
No. of People (Maximum Estimate): 1095
Destination of Deportation: Auschwitz Birkenau, Extermination Camp, Poland
End of Event: 27/02/1943
Link to Library:
  • Alfred Gottwaldt, Diana Schulle, Die Judendeportationen aus dem Deutschen Reich 1941-1945 (Wiesbaden: Marix Verlag, 2005), p. 405-406
  • 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. 339