Mauthausen prisoner cards

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familyfinder
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Mauthausen prisoner cards

Post by familyfinder » 14 Dec 2022 02:21

I have prisoner cards for an Italian sent to Mauthausen that I have some questions about. I think I have a general literal translation for the cards, but I'm not sure I understand the nuances. For instance, I think the Häftlingsart is short for Schutz, which I think it means "Protective custody," but I'm not sure what is meant by that. Could it be a euphemism for political prisoner? I'm not sure when and why the term would be applied. Also, under Abgangs-, what does Art mean? Any help for properly interpreting the meaning of the cards would be much appreciated.

Thanks in advance,

Noel
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Re: Mauthausen prisoner cards

Post by GregSingh » 14 Dec 2022 08:10

You may want to confirm that, but I'm pretty sure Abgangsart 3 = deceased, and it's followed by date of death.

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