Transport XI

  • Transport date: 26/09/1942
  • Departure from Dossin: 1742
  • Survivors: 30

Stories
Family Eijsman-Kaganowitsch

Family Eijsman-Kaganowitsch

Anna Kaganowitsch and Wolf Eijsman married in Maastricht on July 25, 1934. A year later, on May 6, 1935, they had their first and only child: Catherine. Anna and Catherine were deported from the Dossin Barracks to Auschwitz-Birkenau with transport XI and Wolf with transport XII. They did not survive the war.

Family Nejman-Kimel

Family Nejman-Kimel

Manijl Nejman and Masza Kimel had four children: Willy, Benjamin, Clara and Joseph. The whole Nejman-Kimel family was deported with transport XI from the Dossin Barracks to Auschwitz-Birkenau. Manijl was declared fit for work but died, as did his family.

Family Spirn-Stick

Family Spirn-Stick

The family Spirn-Stick was a large family consisting of father Leib Spirn, mother Ruchel Stick and their seven children: Gitel, Moses Chaksel, Laie, Bine Sara, Izaak, Esther and Hanna. Via transport XI and transport XX, the entire Spirn-Stick family was deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau. None of them survived the war.

Willem Kuit and Sophia Parijs

Willem Kuit and Sophia Parijs

Willem Kuit lived as a diamond worker alternately in Belgium and the Netherlands. In 1923 Willem married Sophia Paris and they both moved to Belgium. The couple was deported on different transports from the Dossin Barracks in Mechelen to Auschwitz-Birkenau. Willem on transport IX and Sophia on transport XI. They did not survive the war.

Family Zeelander-Barmhartigheid

Family Zeelander-Barmhartigheid

The Zeelander-Barmhartigheid family stayed alternately in Amsterdam and Antwerp. The family members were deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau via various transports. None of the Zeelander-Barmhartigheid family survived the war.

Family de Groot-Winther

Family de Groot-Winther

Isaak and Emmy, both from the Netherlands, seek a better life in Belgium. However, they are gripped by the horror of anti-Semitism.

The Peterfreund-Schlachet family

The Peterfreund-Schlachet family

There were seven members of the Peterfreund-Schlachet family. The father, Moses Leib Peterfreund, arrived in 1932 from Nowy Sacz in Poland. Four years later, his wife, Sara Schlachet, and their first three children, all born in Nowy Sacz, joined him in Antwerp.

Leopold Englander and Sarolta Rosenwasser

Leopold Englander and Sarolta Rosenwasser

Jews of Romanian origin who had sought refuge in Austria in 1939, Leopold Englander was 73, and Sarolta Rosenwasser, 66.

The Sztejnberg-Helman family

The Sztejnberg-Helman family

Mendel Majer Sztejnberg, a young Jew from Kaluszyn in Poland, travelled to the West alone. He settled in Brussels in 1920. He worked as a cobbler in shoe repair shops all over the capital.