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Until the beginning of 1943, 15,000 Jews and people of Jewish ancestry (Geltungsjuden) who were engaged in forced labour deemed vital to the war effort in either Berlin factories or at institutions of the Jewish community were exempt from deportation. However, on February 20, 1943, the department of Jewish affairs at the RSHA headed by Eichmann issued new regulations ordering the deportation of all forced labourers to Theresienstadt. According to the new policy, even Jews employed in factori
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Route of Transport: from Departing Station Berlin, Berlin, Berlin, Germany to Auschwitz Birkenau, Extermination Camp, Poland on 02/03/1943
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Origin of Deportation: Berlin, Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Transport No: 32
Beginning of Event: 02/03/1943
Segment of Route: Departing Station
Assembly Area: Old Age Home, Grosse Hamburger Strasse 26
Assembly Area: Konzerthaus Clou, Mauerstrasse 82, Berlin
Assembly Area: Jewish community building at Rosenstrasse 2-4, Berlin
Departure Station: Berlin-Moabit, Freight train station
Means of Transportation: Freight Train
No. of People (Minimum Estimate): 1682
No. of People (Maximum Estimate): 1756
Destination of Deportation: Auschwitz Birkenau, Extermination Camp, Poland
End of Event: 03/03/1943
Link to Library:
  • Alfred Gottwaldt, Diana Schulle, Die Judendeportationen aus dem Deutschen Reich 1941-1945 (Wiesbaden: Marix Verlag, 2005), p. 410
  • 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. 343