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  • Julius Meijers (1900 - 1941)
    Overledene: Julius Meijers Geslacht: Man Geboorteplaats: Enschede Leeftijd: 41 Relatie: Irma Nussbaum Relatiesoort: Partner Vader: Levie Meijers Moeder: Mathilde Rosendahl Gebeurtenis: Overlijden Datum...
  • Siegfried Meijers (1910 - 1941)
    Overledene: Siegfried Meijers Geslacht: Man Geboorteplaats: Enschede Leeftijd: 31 Vader: Levie Meijers Moeder: Mathilde Rosendahl Gebeurtenis: Overlijden Datum: dinsdag 7 oktober 1941 Gebeurtenisplaats...
  • Ruben David Löwenstein (1909 - 1941)
    Is he the same person as ? Overledene: Ruben David Löwenstein Geslacht: Man Geboorteplaats: Oldenzaal Leeftijd: 31 Vader: Mozes David Löwenstein Moeder: Sara de Lange Gebeurtenis: Overl...
  • Juda Lap (1914 - 1945)
    Juda Lap was born in 1914. During the war was in Mauthausen and Ebensee, Austria.Juda was murdered in the Shoah. He was first deported to camp Mauthausen, later he was deported to death camp Ebensee, w...
  • Izrael Hecht (1907 - 1945)
    Izrael Hecht was born in Olesko, Poland in 1907. During the war he was in The Netherlands. He was deported to Mauthausen, and then he was sent to death camp Ebensee, where he died in 1945.

Mauthausen Concentration Camp (known from the summer of 1940 as Mauthausen-Gusen Concentration Camp) grew to become a small group of Nazi concentration camps that was built around the villages of Mauthausen and Gusen in Upper Austria, roughly 20 kilometres (12 mi) east of the city of Linz.

Its history ran from the time of the Anschluss in 1938 to the last week of the Second World War. The largest prisoner of war contingent was Soviet, the second largest was Spanish.

Initially a single camp at Mauthausen, it expanded over time and by the summer of 1940, the Mauthausen-Gusen had become one of the largest labour camp complexes in German-controlled Europe.

Apart from the four main sub-camps at Mauthausen and nearby Gusen, more than 50 sub-camps, located throughout Austria and southern Germany, used the inmates as slave labour. Several subordinate camps of the KZ Mauthausen complex included quarries, munitions factories, mines, arms factories and Me 262 fighter-plane assembly plants.

In January 1945, the camps, directed from the central office in Mauthausen, contained roughly 85,000 inmates.

The death toll remains unknown, although most sources place it between 122,766 and 320,000 for the entire complex. The camps formed one of the first massive concentration camp complexes in Nazi Germany, and were the last ones to be liberated by the Allies. The two main camps, Mauthausen and Gusen I, were labelled as "Grade III" (Stufe III) camps, which meant that they were intended to be the toughest camps for the "Incorrigible Political Enemies of the Reich".

Mauthausen never lost this Stufe III classification, the worst. In the offices of the RSHA (Reichssicherheitshauptamt) it was referred to by a nickname - Knochenmühle, the bone-grinder. Unlike many other concentration camps, intended for all categories of prisoners, Mauthausen was mostly used for extermination through labour of the intelligentsia, who were educated people and members of the higher social classes in countries subjugated by the Nazi regime during World War II.

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