Transport VIII

  • Transport date: 08/09/1942
  • Departure from Dossin: 1000
  • Survivors: 34

Stories
Gustav Abineri

Gustav Abineri

Gustav Abineri fled Germany and arrived in Belgium on August 26, 1938. He said he would stay in Belgium pending emigration abroad. Gustav was required to leave Belgium in 1940 but this could not take place due to health problems. He was deported with transport VIII to Auschwitz-Birkenau and did not survive the war.

Adeline Rajzner and Chana Blima Frydman

Adeline Rajzner and Chana Blima Frydman

Adeline Rajzner, 4, was interned in the Dossin Barracks on 4 September 1942, with her mother, Chana Blima Frydman, 27, a milliner who emigrated from Poland in 1920.

The Helman-Kubowitski family

The Helman-Kubowitski family

Born in Poland, Anna Kubowitski arrived in Belgium in 1908, whereas Joseph Helman arrived in 1916. They lived in Saint-Gilles, a commune of Brussels.

Moïse Glickmann

Moïse Glickmann

Moïse Glickmann, a Polish Jew who emigrated from Switzerland in 1928, and a hawker by profession, lived in the Rue de Nancy in the heart of the Jewish quarter of Brussels.

The Gelernter-Rubinstein family and the Czesner-Kroze family

The Gelernter-Rubinstein family and the Czesner-Kroze family

Religious orthodox Jews, with their beards and ringlets, the visible signs of their faith, were a favourite target of the Sammellager SS.

Collections
Document van Manes Klinger

Collection Manes Klinger

In 1939 Manes Klinger fled to Belgium. While awaiting his visa for America, he worked as secretary for the copyright agency ALMO in Antwerp. In 1942 Manes was summoned to Dossin barracks for forced labour. He didn’t survive deportation. Before his departure for Mechelen, he entrusted a bundle of personal documents and photographs to his employer. The items were later discovered in the company safe. In 2019, the current owner of ALMO, Paul Larivière, and his daughter gifted the originals to Kazerne Dossin.