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Following the Wannsee Conference, which took place on January 20th, 1942, Adolf Eichmann, who headed the Jewish desk at the RSHA (Reichssicherheitshauptamt - Reich Main Security Office), informed the Gestapo-leadership on January 31st, that the previous expulsions of Jews from various regions in the Third Reich had constituted only the beginning of the "Final Solution" of the “Jewish Question” in Germany, Austria and the Protectorate."
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Places: Wien, Vienna, Austria
Route of Transport: from Departing Station Wien, Vienna, Austria to Wolkowysk, Wolkowysk, Bialystok, Poland on 27/05/1942
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Origin of Deportation: Wien, Vienna, Austria
Transport No: 23
Train No.: Da 204
Beginning of Event: 27/05/1942
Segment of Route: Departing Station
Assembly Area: School Compound, 2a Kleine Sperlgasse, Vienna 2
Departure Station: Vienna, Aspangbahnhof
Means of Transportation: Special passenger train (Sonderzug)
No. of People (Minimum Estimate): 981
No. of People (Maximum Estimate): 1000
Destination of Deportation: Wolkowysk, Wolkowysk, Bialystok, Poland
Route of Transport: from Stop Wolkowysk, Wolkowysk, Bialystok, Poland to Minsk, Minsk City, Minsk, Belorussia (USSR) on 29/5/1942
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Origin of Deportation: Wolkowysk, Wolkowysk, Bialystok, Poland
Beginning of Event: 29/5/1942
Segment of Route: Stop
Means of Transportation: Cattle Cars
No. of People (Minimum Estimate): 981
No. of People (Maximum Estimate): 1000
Destination of Deportation: Minsk, Minsk City, Minsk, Belorussia (USSR)
End of Event: 01/06/1942
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Bibliography:
  • Jonny Moser, "Die Judenverfolgung in Oesterreich 1938-1945" (Wien: Europa Verlag, 1966), p. 34
  • Jonny Moser, "Die Anhalte- und Sammellager fuer oesterreichische Juden", Dokumentationsarchiv des oesterreichischen Widerstandes - Jahrbuch 1992, p. 75
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  • Alfred Gottwaldt and Diana Schulle, "Die "Judendeportationen" aus dem Deutschen Reich 1938-1945" (Wiesbaden: Marix Verlag, 2005), p. 239
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  • Fritz Baade, "Unsere Ehre heisst Treue: Kriegstagebuch des Kommandostabes, Taetigkeitsberichte der 1. und 2. SS - Inf. Brigade, der 1.SS Kav.- Brigade und von Sonderkommandos der SS" (Wien: Europa Verlag, 1995), p. 240
  • Raul Hilberg, "Sonderzuege nach Auschwitz" (Mainz: Dumjahn, 1981), p. 158
  • The Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People Jerusalem, Aktenverzeichnis der Kultusgemeinde Wien Signatur A/W: 1886/ 398, 1-33
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