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This collection consists of the names of 257 prisoners, mostly apparently Jews, who perished in a subcamp of concentration camp Neuengamme located in Ahlem/Hannover. These prisoners, mostly Polish, had been sent there from Auschwitz to work in a rubber factory. The story of the prisoners at this factory is described in Wir wollten Gefühle sichtbar werden lassen, a book by Janet Anschütz and Irmtraud Heike, Edition Temmen, 2004. The list was provided by the Neuengamme Memorial Site.
The database includes 257 individuals.
The fields of the database are as follows:
The following table translates the data in the "Native Country" column:
The following table translates the data in the "Occupations" column:
|Holzfachmann||Wood / lumber worker|
|Lehrling||Apprentice / trainee|
|Schäftemacher||Upper shoe maker|
|Schleifer||Polisher / grinder|
|Schlosser||Metal worker / locksmith|
|Techniker||Technician / engineer|
The information contained in this database was indexed from the files of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The Museum received this information from the municipal archives in Hannover, Germany, which has been made accessible thanks to the efforts of Peter Lande, a researcher from the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, and Nolan Altman, Coordinator for the JewishGen Holocaust Database.
In addition, thanks to JewishGen Inc. for providing the website and database expertise to make this database accessible. Special thanks to Susan King, Warren Blatt and Michael Tobias for their continued contributions to Jewish genealogy. Particular thanks to the Research Division headed by Joyce Field and to Nolan Altman, coordinator of Holocaust files.
This database is searchable via JewishGen's Holocaust Database.
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Last Update: 15 Sep 2005 by WSB.