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Hungarian Women Transport List From Auschwitz to Buchenwald October 14, 1944

Background

This is a set of 200 Hungarian women sent late in the war from Auschwitz to Buchenwald. Many of these names already appear as prisoners/forced laborers in the Junkers plant, in Markleeburg, near Leipzig, a subcamp of Buchenwald.

As the Russians approached and the labor shortage inside Germany continued, the Germans found it useful to ship relatively healthy/young prisoners westward. These were often Hungarian, who were late "arrivals" in Auschwitz

Additional information on these women can be found in other Buchenwald material.

For additional information, please see "Snow Flowers: Hungarian Jewish Women in an Airplane Factory, Markkleeberg" by Zahava Szász Stessel. You can find it online at: https://tinyurl.com/ybon3zb3.

Database

This database includes 200 forced laborers at the Junkers plant. The fields for this database are as follows:

  • Record Number
  • Prisoner #
  • Surname
  • Given Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Place of Birth
  • Comments

Acknowledgments

The information contained in this database was indexed from the files available from the ITS Archives in Arolsen, Germany. Thank you Peter Lande for compiling this information.

Particular thanks to Nolan Altman, Director of Special Projects - Holocaust Collection.


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