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Jo Theo Wallig

Amsterdam, – Midden-Europa,

Reached the age of 19 years

Occupation: Office clerk



The fate of Jo Theo Wallig.

Jo Theo Wallig was born 30 March 1924 in Amsterdam as the 3rd child in the family of Daniel Wallig and Rachel Mok. His eldest brother Rudolph Daniel survived the Shoah. His siblings Alexandrine Jacqueline and Henri Edward have been killed during the Holocaust, just as Jo Theo himself. His father Daniel Wallig passed away in Amsterdam 24 August 1940 but also his mother Rachel Mok was killed in Sobi…

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About Jo Theo Wallig

By establishing the date of death of Jo Theo Wallig the official date is maintained as stated after the war by the Dutch Department of Justice.

In a document, which was a protocol of an on-site inspection conducted by Polish judicial authorities in March 1946 at the former camp of Blechhammer and at the mass burials site in the forest near the camp, another date of death for Jo Theo Wallig is men…

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Details of Jo Theo Wallig's death and burial

Jo Theo Wallig died on 11 May 1943 in Blechhammer camp and is burried in a common grave at the Community Cemetery in Opole - Polwies, Poland

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The Cosel period.

The period from 28 August to 12 December 1942 was known as the so-called Cosel period. Deportation trains  made a stopover at the freight station of Cosel, located 80 km west of Auschwitz. During that stop, boys and men who were considered fit for work by the Germans, were usually forcibly separated from their families and taken off the train and put to work in the surrounding labor camps of Upper

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In the vicinity of the village of Blechhammer there were a number of forced labor camps with a total of about 50,000 forced laborers. One of these camps was later transformed into concentration camp Blechhammer, an outlying camp of the concentration camp KZ Auschwitz III Monowitz. There the Oberschlesische Hydrierwerke made out gasoline of coal and was the largest forced labor camp of the "Organiz…

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De "Bollebrief".

In de zomer van 1942 kwam het “stempel Bolle” in omloop, dat de naam droeg van de algemene secretaris van de Joodse Raad en een dekking moest verschaffen aan belangrijke personen; het vermocht overigens deze secretaris zelf niet te vrijwaren voor een betrekkelijk vroegtijdige wegvoering, Van 30 Juli 1942 is een door deze Bolle ondertekende circulaire bewaard gebleven, die de plaatselijke hoofd…

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