*Re: Auschwitz database #hungary

Tom Venetianer <tom.vene@...>

Dear all,

Gabor gives us a pretty good outline of what the Auschwitz Museum archives contain and the period covered. For those with families in the previous Czechoslovak Republic, keep in mind that the Bohemian deportations begin as early as in autumn 1941 (before the Final Solution) and that the mass of Slovakian deportation occurred in the summer/fall of 1942. Thus the bulk of Czechoslovak citizen were deported during the period which those records register.
See: <http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/article.php?lang=en&ModuleId=10005405>

Two exceptions, very important for the H-SIG researcher:

1. Because of war efforts reasons, most of the professionals (doctors, lawyers, engineers, etc.) and their families received "exception papers" >from the local authorities, and were called "vinimky" in Slovakian, "kivetelesek" in Hungarian. These people were deported much later.

2. After late 1938, a portion of the southern part of the Czechoslovak Republic was annexed to Hungary. Jews >from that part were deported only in spring 1944, when the German Army occupied Hungary.

Friendly regards

At 01:00 -0500 26.08.2004, H-SIG digest wrote:
Subject: Re: Auschwitz database
From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?G=E1bor_Hirsch?= <hirsch@cyberlink.ch>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2004 09:33:49 +0200
X-Message-Number: 5

This documentation is based on the original records kept by the SS
authorities of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and death camps.
They contain entries for the death dates of Auschwitz prisoners in the
period >from July 27, 1941 to December 31, 1943.

It might deal also with many >from Czechoslovakia? Slovakia?.
So in my opinion (but I can fail) the Jews of Hungary inside the border
of 1942 are not included in the datebase, but some >from greater Hungary

Best regards
Gabor Hirsch
Tom Venetianer <mailto:tom.vene@uol.com.br>
Sao Paulo - Brazil

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