Ferenc Deutsch´s deportation certificate

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This is my deportation certificate.

I was taken to Sachsenhausen with the last transport in October 1944. In Sachsenhausen there was an international demonstration lager (camp) under the guidance of the Red Cross. There we were together with POWs.

They were not taken for work as we were. We were together in the barracks and they got a monthly parcel from the International Red Cross. They shared the contents of the parcels among the ten people in the barracks.

Every morning at five we were taken in closed train cars from Sachsenhausen to Oragenburg, to an aeroplane factory which belonged to a company called Henkel.

I was lucky, as I got into the engineers. I had to perforate plates, on what was called a vollmachine, but I had no clue about it.

In February 1945, when the Allied Forces were getting closer, we received an order that the lager at Sachsenhausen had to be emptied. We walked until Theresienstadt.

We got to Theresienstadt at night on the first of May. Everybody was disinfected and we were given other clothes, which were fresh and clean.

For six days we were there doing nothing. I saw that we were in an area where families were together. They were all Czechs. They had flats where there were small children, and parents and grandparents too.

I was amazed. More than once, the Germans were shooting as they left they and many died there in that lager.

Interview details

Interviewte(r): Ferenc Deutsch
Interviewt von:
Dora Sardi, Eszter Andor
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Jahr des Interviews:
Budapest, Hungary


Ferenc Deutsch
Jüdischer Name:
Jahrzehnt der Geburt:
Vaja, Rakoczi Ranch
Kingdom of Hungary
Vor dem 2. Weltkrieg:
Manual laborer
nach dem 2. Weltkrieg:
Skilled self-employed

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