Source Information

Ancestry.com. Poland, Auschwitz-Buchenwald Transport, January 22 & 26, 1945 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com, 2013.
Original data: This data is provided in partnership with JewishGen.org.

About Poland, Auschwitz-Buchenwald Transport, January 22 & 26, 1945

As World War II drew to a close and Russian troops advanced westward, thousands of prisoners were moved to camps in Germany, such as Buchenwald. This database contains records for two transports made to Buchenwald in January 1945. Records include both Jews and non-Jews.

Entries may include the following details.

  • date of transport
  • name
  • date of birth
  • place of birth
  • profession
  • Buchenwald prisoner number
  • Auschwitz prisoner number (not all were legible)
  • prisoner nationality/category
  • comments

You can learn more about this database at the JewishGen website.