Memorial placements and memorial events 2018 to 2022

English translations.

Munich, November, 2021: The 80th Anniversary of the November 20, 1941 deportations from Munich to 9th Fort Kaunas, Lithuania

Memorial Events:

In the early morning hours of November 20, 1941 the Gestapo sent almost 1,000 people from the Freight train station at Milbertshofen in Munich to Kaunas in Lithuania, because according to the racist definition of the National Socialists they were considered “Jewish.” Just a few days after their arrival at Kaunas’ Ninth Fort, on November 25th, they were murdered by the SS and their accomplices in the Einsatzgruppen. 

Under the pressure of growing disenfranchisement and marginalization many Jewish residents had already left  Munich and Germany. Then on November 20, 1941 a large part of the the Jewish community of Munich was lost in one fell swoop— nearly a quarter of their remaining members. Subsequently around 3,400 Jews from Munich were deported to Kaunas, Piaski, Theresienstadt and Auschwitz.

About a third of them came from Swabia and Upper Bavaria. Very few survived the Shoah.

This event commemorates the 80th anniversary of the first deportation to east.

State capital Munich together with the Israelitische Kultusgemeinde Munich and Upper Bavaria as well as others Partners of their former citizens and Citizens who brutally left their hometown between 1941 and 1945 expelled and murdered.

Memorial event for 80th anniversary of the deportation Munich Jews Community of Sant’Egidio Israelite cultural community in Munich and Upper Bavaria Cultural Department of the City of Munich

There is no future without  memory. Greeting Jörg Rohde, Community of Sant’Egidio Reading of biographies. Students of the state grammar school Munich-North, the Peace School and Youth For Peace (Community of Sant’Egidio) music State high school Munich-North

Peace train to the memorial at the site of the former “Judensiedlung Milbertshofen” in the Troppauerstrasse / Knorrstrasse.

Saturday, November 20, 2021, 6.30 p.m. State high school Munich-North (forecourt) Knorrstrasse 171, 80937 Munich

Remembrance at the site of the former “Milbertshofen Jewish settlement.” Greetings: Lord Mayor Dieter Reiter Ursula Kalb, Community of Sant’Egidio; Charlotte Knobloch, President of the Israelite Kultusgemeinde Munich and Upper Bavaria; Ernst Grube, survivor and president of the Camp community Dachau

Cardinal Reinhard Marx, Archdiocese of Munich and Freising Heinrich Bedford-Strohm, regional bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria and Chairman of the Council of the EKD

Saturday, November 20, 2021, 7 p.m.

Corner of Troppauerstrasse / Knorrstrasse, 80937 Munich

Maria Luiko album in the online collection of the Munich City Museum

Digital album with accompanying texts

The Munich City Museum presents the life and work of

Artist Maria Luiko (1904–1941) in cooperation with the Jewish Museum Munich, the municipal gallery in the Lenbachhaus and Kunstbau Munich and the Munich City Archives put together a separate album for the online collection.

Online • Activation from Friday, October 1st, 2021

Munich City Museum

“Anne Frank”, a puppet theater performance the “Artisans” in the Munich City Museum

Puppet show

The “Anne Frank” production by the “Artisans” is a documentary biographical theater with objects and puppets. Using the example of the touching fate of Anne Frank about the issues of discrimination, exclusion and oppression. November 12, 2021, 6 p.m., school performance November 12, 2021, 10.30 a.m. Hall of the Munich City Museum, St.-Jakobs-Platz 1, 80331 Munich

Munich City Museum

The deportations from Munich. Life stories and last pictures exhibition schoolchildren put together with the city archive Munich selected life stories of deported people.

Jews in front and show the last pictures that were included in the course of their deportation from Munich.

The exhibition will be on November 16. in the NS Documentation Center opened and subsequently shown at various schools.

11/16/2021 – 11/26/2021 • Opening 11/16/2021, 4 p.m.

NS Documentation Center Munich, learning forum Max-Mannheimer-Platz 1, 80333 Munich City Archives Munich, City Luisengymnasium, State Wittelsbacher Gymnasium,

NS Documentation Center Munich

Kaunas 1941. A photo installation by Rainer Viertlböck installation The photographer Rainer Viertlböck stops under the work title

“Structures of extermination” former concentration camps, Subcamps and shooting sites with his Camera fixed. In an installation in the foyer of the Jewish Museum Munich he is now showing two impressive ones. Works about the “Fort IX” in Kaunas. 11/16/2021 – 12/15/2021 Jewish Museum Munich, foyer St.-Jakobs-Platz 16, 80331 Munich Jewish Museum Munich


… what could the neighbors have known? Leo Brux conveys the atmosphere at the time of Deportations in Sendling in 1941 people “disappeared” as neighbors didn’t want to notice anything. Started here the “What remained of the people who were deported from Munich? Only a few photos and objects, but they are today provide the basis for new, including digital forms of reminder. Andreas Bönte (Bayerischer Rundfunk) im

Conversation with Charlotte Knobloch, Israelitische Kultusgemeinde

Munich and Upper Bavaria, Florentine Azoulay Arolsen Archives, Alina Bothe, Center for Research on Anti-Semitism

Berlin and Mirjam Zadoff, NS Documentation Center Munich.

November 21, 2021, 9 p.m., ARD Alpha

New findings on the 80th anniversary of the first deportation of Jews from Munich


In the autumn of 1941, the National Socialists began with the final expulsion of the Jews from the German Reich. Maximilian Strnad presents new findings, pictures and central documents about the deportation from Munich before that marked the beginning of the mass murder meant. Registration required (course N110718)

Wednesday, November 24th, 2021, 7 p.m.

Einstein 28 education center

Einsteinstrasse 28, 81675 Munich Munich Adult Education Center

Reminder sign for Kitty and Rupprecht Neustätter Memorial event At her former place of residence on Prinzregentenstrasse 83 become commemorative symbols for Kitty and Rupprecht Neustätter attached on November 20, 1941 after

Kaunas were deported and murdered there. Speakers include Mayor Verena Dietl and the President of Israelite Community of Munich and Upper Bavaria, Charlotte Knobloch.

Thursday, November 25th, 2021, 1.30 p.m.

Theater Academy August Everding im Prinzregententheater, garden hall Prinzregentenplatz 12 – side corridor, 81675 Munich

Coordination Office |

Memorial sign in the Munich City Archives

The long way to the ghetto

Film screening with panel discussion

Rare historical private recordings and the documentary

“In the Ghetto” (FRG 1998) show the life of the people of Munich

Jews on the eve of their deportation. With the

Holocaust survivors Charlotte Knobloch and Ernst Grube,

the director Renate Eichmeier, Veronika Heyde and Ingrid

Reuther from the memorial workshop in Munich e.V ..

Admission is free, registration is requested at

Thursday, November 25th, 2021, 6 p.m.

ASTOR Film Lounge at ARRI Munich

Türkenstrasse 91, 80799 Munich

City Archives Munich

“Coffee again at 2 o’clock”

Dance TheaterFilmPerformance

“When people are silent, the stones cry” (after

Lk 19:40). But how do buildings, streets and squares scream?

What would be possible, appropriate or timely? The ensemble

“Let the stones scream” has therefore developed with movement,

Film, dance and theater – and the support of the Holocaust survivor

Ernst Grube – go in search of traces.

Tuesday, December 21, 2021, 10 a.m. (school performance, ticket € 8 per

Schoolchildren, reservations at

Tuesday, December 21, 2021, 8 p.m. (ticket € 18 / reduced € 10,

Reservation at

heavy rider dance | theater | music Dachauer Str. 114 a, 80636 Munich

Playing in the City e.V., NS Documentation Center Munich

Video of the reading of the names of the 1000 Munich deportees to Kaunas, Lithuania, November 20, 1941.

November 9, 2021:  Reading the names of those deported on November 20, 1941 from Munich to Kaunas, Lithuania.

1:38:52  Alfred Holzer

1:39:08  Alfred’s wife Martha Trautman Holzer

1:39:16  Benno Holzer

3:37:20  Cacilie (Tillie) Holzer Spatz

3:37:27  Wilhelm Spatz, (Tillie’s 16 year old son)

There are pictures of Alfred, Benno and Martha but none of Tillie or Wilhelm.

Schedule of events for the 80th anniversary of the Munich deportations to Kaunas:

July 11, 2022 Memorial event for Benno and Anna Neuburger at the Villa Stuck Museum

Photos of the memorial event at the Villa Stuck Museum and the placement of the Memorial Steele at 44 Trogerstrasse July 11, 2022

Traunstein Memorial at 6 Kernstrasse

Memorial at 6 Kernstrass TraunsteinHolzers plaque

Gedenkstein Holzer Foto F. Muhldorfer

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