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  • Marie Blanka Mizzi Diamant (1891 - 1942)
    Dokumentationsarchiv des österreichischen Widerstandes Vorname Marie Blanka Nachname Diamant Geburtstag 26.09.1891 Geburtsort Wien Wohnort Wien 2, Leopoldsgasse 16/12 Deportation W...
  • Adolf Ermann (1885 - 1942)
    Ermann, Adolf Adolph born on 04th September 1885 in Wittlich / - / Rheinprovinz resident of Wittlich and Trier Emigration: Luxemburg Deportation: from Luxemburg 23rd April 1942, Izbica, ghetto
  • Gretchen Frank (1881 - 1942)
    née Josephs born on 31st March 1881 in Jever / - / Oldenburg resident of Ahlen and Essen Deportation destination: from Düsseldorf 22nd April 1942, Izbica, ghetto
  • Selma Leiser (1895 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Leiser, Selma geboren am 05.November 1895 in Drove / Düren / Rheinprovinz wohnhaft in Drove Deportation: 1942, Izbica, Ghetto Schic...
  • Edith Leiser (1931 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Leiser, Edith geboren am 12.Mai 1931 in Weilerswist / Euskirchen / Rheinprovinz wohnhaft in Weilerswist und Drove Deportation: Juni 1942, Iz...

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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