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Following the Wannsee Conference, which took place on January 20, 1942 Adolf Eichmann, head of the Jewish desk at the RSHA, informed the Gestapo-leadership on January 31 that the previous expulsions of Jews from various regions of the Reich had constituted only the beginning of the "Final solution to the Jewish question in Germany, Austria and the Protectorate."
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Route of Transport: from Departing Station Berlin, Berlin, Berlin, Germany to Trawniki, Lublin, Lublin, Poland on 28/03/1942
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Origin of Deportation: Berlin, Berlin (Berlin), City of Berlin, Germany
Transport No: 11
Beginning of Event: 28/03/1942
Segment of Route: Departing Station
Assembly Area: Synagogue on Levetzowstrasse, Berlin Tiergarten
Departure Station: Grunewald Station, Berlin
Means of Transportation: Third class passenger cars
No. of People (Minimum Estimate): 972
No. of People (Maximum Estimate): 985
Destination of Deportation: Trawniki, Lublin, Lublin, Poland
Arrival Station: Central Rail Station
No. of Deportees taken off in Transit (Minimum Estimate): 23
No. of Deportees taken off in Transit (Maximum Estimate): 200
Route of Transport: from Stop Trawniki, Lublin, Lublin, Poland to Piaski Luterskie, Ghetto on 30/03/1942
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Origin of Deportation: Trawniki, Lublin, Lublin, Poland
Transport No: 11
Beginning of Event: 30/03/1942
Segment of Route: Stop
Departure Station: Central Rail Station
Means of Transportation: Marched by foot
No. of People (Minimum Estimate): 769
No. of People (Maximum Estimate): 785
Destination of Deportation: Piaski Luterskie, Ghetto
End of Event: 30/03/1942
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Bibliography:
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  • Klaus Dettmer, "Die Deportationen aus Berlin", in: Wolfgang Scheffler, Diana Schulle (ed.), "Buch der Erinnerung. Die ins Baltikum deportierten deutschen, österreichischen und tschechoslowakischen Juden", Vol. 1, (München: Saur, 2003) p. 191-197
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Link to Photos: Germany, Adolf Eichmann, in an official SS photo.

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