Deportations of Jews
First Deportations 1939
»General Gouvernement«
Lodz ghetto
»Reichskommissariat Ostland«
# »Operation Reinhard«
Flight, Emigration and Death
Demography 1938-1945
»Operation Reinhard« and other Killing Campaigns, 1942

Transport of Polish JewsIn spring 1942, five deportation transports with a total of 5000 individuals left Vienna for Izbica and Wlodawa in the Lublin district in the »General Gouvernement.« By then, the systematic killing of Jews living in the »General Gouvernement« had already begun under the command of the SS and Police Chief of the Lublin district, the Austrian Odilo Globocnik.

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Toska FeuchtbaumBetween 9 April and 5 June 1942 altogether four deportation transports with 4000 Jewish men, women and children aboard went from Vienna Aspang Station to Izbica.

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Pinkas SüssOn 27 April 1942 a deportation transport left Vienna Aspang Station with 1000 Jewish men, women and children on board. Its destination was the small town of Wlodawa in Lublin district, Poland, about 100 kilometres east of the district capital, and 11 km north of Sobibor extermination camp.

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List for the transport on 14 June 1942In the extermination camp at Sobibor in the Lublin district of the »General Gouvernement,« about 250,000 people, all of Jewish origin, were murdered in the course of the »Operation Reinhard« between March 1942 and the closing of the camp in 1943.

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Deportation of Jewish childrenChelmno/Kulmhof was set up at the instigation of Reichsstatthalter Greiser of the »Warthegau« (northern Poland) in November 1941, by the »Sonderkommando Lange« (task force Lange) which participated in the murder of the mentally ill within the framework of the »T4«-program.

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Belzec extermination campIn November 1941 work was started on the first extermination camp of the »Operation Reinhard,« near the Polish village of Belzec on the southeastern border of Lublin district.

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Extract from prisonerss death bookThe concentration and extermination camp of Majdanek was situated in a quarter of the city of Lublin and planned in September 1941 as prisoners-of-war camp for the Waffen-SS. In 1942/43 it was mainly Poles (both Jewish and non-Jewish), and Jews from the former Czechoslovakia, Slovenia and the ghettos in Warsaw and Bialystok who were detained there. On 16 February 1943 the camp was renamed Lublin concentration camp.

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»Operation Reinhard«