numbers of citizens were rounded up by German soldiers and those
sympathetic to the German cause. They were gathered together, each with
a minimum of their belongings. Eventually they would be loaded onto
railroad cars once used to move cattle and transported to an often
for many was a final one, for they would be sent by rail to one of the
many concentration (extermination) camps throughout Europe...
photo: In Łódź, Poland, Radegast railway station, where railroad cars were used to
transport Jews to the Kulmhof and Auschwitz extermination camps.