Westerbork Transit Camp

The five "signs" stand for the camps to which Westerbork residents were deported. Of the 58,380 persons deported to Auschwitz from Westerbork, only 854 survived. Of the 34,313 deported to Sobibor, 19 survived. Of the 4,894 deported to Theresienstadt, approximately 1,980 survived. Of the 3,751 deported to Bergen Belsen, about 2,050 survived. And of the 150 deported to Buchenwald and Ravensbrück, fewer than 10 survived.
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