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Paula Dienstag (Saft)

Also Known As: "Paulchen"
Birthplace: Soldau (Today Dzialdowo), Działdowo County, Warminsko-Mazurskie, Prussia (Today: Poland)
Death: January 13, 1943 (49)
Extermination camp, Auschwitz (Oswiecim), Oświęcim County, Malopolskie, Poland (Murdered in the Holocaust)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Samuel Saft and Helene Ahron
Wife of Walter Dienstag
Mother of Joachim Moritz Doron

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About Paula Dienstag

Paula Dienstag nee Saft was born in Soldau, Poland in 21/05/1893. Prior to WWII and during the war she lived in Berlin, Germany. Deported on 12/01/1943 with Transport 26 from Berlin to Auschwitz Birkenau, Extermination Camp, Poland. The transport arrived to Auschwitz on 13.01.1943 morning, contained 1192 People. 127 of them selected as forced labor. All the remaining sent directly to the gas chambers at Birkenau. Only 2 of 127 selected forced labor known to have survived. Paula was murdered/perished in Auschwitz, Poland.

Source: Yad Vashem.

Extensive information about Paula Dienstag and her family is in the memorial website of Paula Dienstag, donated by Petra Merkel, A member of german parliament:

Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs:

Dienstag, Paula geborene Saft geboren am 21.Mai 1893 in Soldau (poln. Dzialdowo) / Neidenburg / Ostpreußen wohnhaft in Berlin (Charlottenburg)

Deportation: ab Berlin 12.Januar 1943, Auschwitz, Vernichtungslager


Address in 1939: Goethestr. 12IV. Charlottenburg Berlin. Source:

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Paula Dienstag's Timeline

May 21, 1893
Soldau (Today Dzialdowo), Działdowo County, Warminsko-Mazurskie, Prussia (Today: Poland)
August 22, 1923
Berlin, Germany
January 13, 1943
Age 49
Auschwitz (Oswiecim), Oświęcim County, Malopolskie, Poland