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  • Bertha Ransenberg (1898 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Ransenberg, Bertha Berta geborene Grünewald geboren am 15. März 1898 in Arnsberg / - / Westfalen wohnhaft in Neheim-Hüsten und Leipzig Deportation: ab W...
  • Ruth Ransenberg (1921 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Ransenberg, Ruth geboren am 11. August 1921 in Eversberg / Meschede / Westfalen wohnhaft in Datteln, Neheim-Hüsten und Leipzig Deportation: ab Weimar-Le...
  • Günther Ransenberg (1924 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Ransenberg, Günther geboren am 08. März 1924 in Eversberg / Meschede / Westfalen wohnhaft in Neheim-Hüsten und Leipzig Deportation: ab Weimar-Leipzig 10...
  • Emil Lindenberg (1889 - aft.1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Lindenberg, Emil geboren am 01. Mai 1889 in Schwerin / - / Mecklenburg wohnhaft in Gadebusch, Schwerin und Leipzig Deportation: ab Weimar-Leipzig 10. Ma...
  • Max Friedmann (1896 - aft.1942)
    Date/place of birth in Siegfried Wolf, Juden in Thüringen 1933-1945: Biographische Daten . (2000), vol 1  Identified as daughter of Isaak and Fanni Friedmann in Page of Testimony; see Identified as...

This project aims to collect all of the profiles of persons who were inmates of the Ghetto at Belzyce Ghetto near Lublin.
Please see this article for a full description of the May 1942 deportation of Jews to Belzyce Ghetto: http://db.yadvashem.org/deportation/transportDetails.html?language=en&itemId=5604482

The German army entered the town in mid-September 1939, and the Jewish population became subject to the persecution and terror carried out throughout Lublin Province. In February 1940 about 300 Jews from Stettin (then Germany) were deported to Belzyce. In February and March 1941 about 500 Jews from Cracow and another 500 from Lublin were forced to settle there. On May 12, 1942, several thousand Jews from central Germany (Sachsen and Thuringen) arrived. The town's Jewish population grew to about 4,500 by the time the mass deportations to the death camps began. In spring 1942, the Germans conducted an Aktion to liquidate the remaining Jews in Belzyce. They rounded up over 3,000 Jews for extermination at Sobibor. Subsequently the Germans established a concentration camp in Belzyce in a few houses around the destroyed synagogue. In May 1943 the Belzyce camp was liquidated. Several hundred Jews, mostly women and children, were shot, while another 250 women and 350 men were sent to Benzin, where only a handful survived. After the war the Jewish community in Belzyce was not reconstituted.[Source: Jewish Virtual Library, http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0003_0_02383.html