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  • Luise Lepmann (Landauer) (1878 - 1942)
  • Emanuel Hahn (1896 - 1942)
    Dokumentationsarchiv des österreichischen Widerstandes Vorname Emanuel Nachname Hahn Geburtstag 18.01.1898 Geburtsort Wien Wohnort Wien 2, Grosse Stadtgutgasse 7 Deportation Wien/I...
  • Willibald Siebenschein (1888 - 1942)
    Birth per 1888 Wien Siebenschein Willibald Josef/Siebenschein Cäcilie From The Central Database of Shoah Victims' Names at Source Pages of Testimony...
  • Bertha Flusser (1896 - 1942)
    Dokumentationsarchiv des österreichischen Widerstandes Vorname Berta Nachname Flusser Geburtstag 14.03.1896 Geburtsort Wien Wohnort Wien 2, Förstergasse 4/9 Deportation Wien...
  • Efroim Holzberg (1888 - 1942)
    Dokumentationsarchiv des österreichischen Widerstandes Vorname Efroim Nachname Holzberg Geburtstag 05.04.1888 Geburtsort Czernowitz Wohnort Wien 2, Scholzgasse 4 Deportation Wien/I...

The Izbica Ghetto was a Jewish ghetto created in Izbica in occupied Poland during World War II, serving as a transfer point for deportation of Jews from Poland, Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia to Belzec and Sobibor extermination camps.

SS-Hauptsturmführer Kurt Engels was the commandant of the camp. In the camp, the Jews from Germany were differentiated from Polish Jews by the colour of the obligatory star of David signs (yellow for German vs blue for Polish Jews).

Many victims succumbed to typhus due to poor sanitary conditions in the ghetto. Already in the early phase of the ghetto, the Nazis destroyed the local Jewish cemetery and the tombstones were desecrated and used to build a prison.

Besides being sent to the extermination camps, approximately 4500 Jews were murdered by Nazis at the cemetery. The Jewish cemetery in Izbica is being reconstructed by the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Poland.


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