German SIG #Germany New Holocaust records added at JewishGen #germany


JewishGen German Research Division Coordinator
 

JewishGen is pleased to announce the addition of half a million new
records to the JewishGen Holocaust Database at:

< http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust >.

There are eight new datasets:

* Jewish Refugees in Tashkent:
Data on 152,000 Jewish refugees >from the Soviet Union who were
evacuated to Tashkent and other localities in Uzbekistan in 1941-1942.

* Claims Conference - Hungary:
List of over 135,000 Hungarian Jews collected by the Conference on
Jewish Material claims Against Germany, whose names appear in records
held in the Central Zionist Archives and Yad Vashem.

* Claims Conference - Romania
List of over 140,000 Romanian Jews, collected by the Conference on
Jewish Material claims Against Germany, whose names appear in records
held in the Central Zionist Archives and Yad Vashem.

* Flossenberg Prisoner Lists:
Data on over 18,334 prisoners interned in the Flossenberg
Concentration Camp in Germany. The prisoners include Jews from
Hungary, Czechoslovakia and Poland.

* Polish medical questionnaires:
Data on 2,000 Jewish medical personnel in Galicia and surrounding
areas in 1940-42 collected during the German occupation, containing,
in some cases, extensive information about family, occupation, and
education.

* Who Perished on the Struma?
Data on more than 700 Jewish refugees attempting to get to Palestine
who perished when the Struma sank.

* Hungarian Jewish Survivors in Buchenwald:
Data on 707 Hungarian Jewish survivors >from Buchenwald concentration camp.

* The Twentieth Train:
Records of 567 deportees who boarded a transport train ambushed on
the way to Auschwitz in 1943.

* Bergen-Belsen to Philippeville, Algeria (UNRRA Camp):
Data on 200 Jews who arrived at the UNNRA refugee camp in
Philippeville, Algeria in 1945 as part of a prisoner exchange. Most
held passports >from countries in North and South America.

Thanks to all the volunteers who have made these possible, especially
Joyce Field, project coordinators Nolan Altman and Mike Kalt, and to
Peter Lande, Rabbi Shalom Bronstein, and Samuel Aroni.

The JewishGen Holocaust Database is a collection of over 100
datasets, containing 1.6 million entries about Holocaust victims and
survivors. It can be searched at <
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust >.

Warren Blatt JewishGen Editor-in-Chief <wblatt@jewishgen.org>

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