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Poland

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surname

BOCK

forename(s)

Therese Christine Mary Clementine (pl. Teresa Krystyna Maria Klementyna)

religious forename(s)

Charitas

function

nun

creed

Latin (Roman Catholic) Church
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.09.21]

congregation

Society of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (Sacred Heart Sisters - RSCJ)
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.09.21]

nationality

Dutch-Jewish

date and place of birth

13.06.1909

Vienna (Austria)

religious vows

1928 (temporary)
15.08.1931 (permanent)

positions held

nun at Congregation's motherhouse in Moerdijk (1940‑2), nun at St Liduina convent in Hazerswoude–Rijndijk (1929‑40) — primary school teacher, nun at Congregation’s house in Moerdijk (1918‑9), novitiate in Congregation’s house in Moerdijk (1927‑8), in Congregation from 17.02.1927

date and place of death

09.08.1942

KL Auschwitz

cause of death

extermination: gassing in a gas chamber

details of death

After German and Russian invasion of Poland in 09.1939 and start of the II World War, after invasion of Holland by the Germany in 05.1940, fired by Germans in 1940 — as a Jewess — from her teaching job. In 11.1941 declared by Germans stateless. Arrested by the Germans on 02.08.1942 — after the Dutch bishop’s pastoral letter from 26.07.1942 condemning deportations of Dutch workers and Jews — in Moerdijk motherhouse, jailed in JDG Westerbork transit camp. From there on 07.08.1942 transported out to KL Auschwitz concentration camp where in KL Auschwitz II Birkenau subcamp murdered in a gas chamber.

alt. dates and places of death

30.09.1942

perpetrators

Germans

others related in death

LÖB Dorothea (Mary Therese), LÖB Ernest (Fr Nivardus), LÖB George (Fr Ignatius), LÖB Lien (Hedwig), LÖB Robert (Bro. Linus), LÖWENFELS Luise (Mary Aloise), MENDES da COSTA Judith Henrietta, MICHAELIS Else Sarah (Miriam), REIS Alice (Mary Benita of the Cross), ROSENBAUM Fritz (Bro. Wolfgang), STEIN Edith (Therese Benita of the Cross)

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

KL Auschwitz: German KL Auschwitz concentration camp (Germ. Konzentrationslager) and death camp (Germ. Vernichtungslager) camp was set up by Germans around 27.01.1940 n. Oświęcim, on the German territory (initially in Germ. Provinz Schlesien — Silesia Province; and from 1941 Germ. Provinz Oberschlesien — Upper Silesia Province). Initially mainly Poles were interned. From 1942 it became the centre for holocaust of European Jews. Part of the KL Auschwitz concentration camps’ complex was death camp (Germ. Vernichtungslager) KL Auschwitz II Birkenau, located not far away from the main camp. There Germans murder possibly in excess of million people, mainly Jews, in gas chambers. Altogether In excess of 400 priests and religious went through the KL Auschwitz, approx. 40% of which were murdered (mainly Poles). (more on: en.auschwitz.org.pl [access: 2012.11.23], www.meczennicy.pelplin.pl [access: 2013.07.06])

JDG Westerbork: Transit camp for Jews (Germ. Judendurchgangslager) set up by Germans in Westerbork in Drenthe province in Holland. Operational in 1942‑5. Each Tuesday, from 07.1942 till 09.1944 a transport was dispatched, mainly to KL Auschwitz II Birkenau (65 train loads, c. 60,330 people) and Sobibór (19 train loads; c. 34,313 people) death camps. Almost all were murdered. Altogether c. 97,776 people wre sent out from JDG Westerbork. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2020.06.02])

Ribbentrop-Molotov: Genocidal Russian–German alliance pact between Russian leader Joseph Stalin and German leader Adolf Hitler signed on 23.08.1939 in Moscow by respective foreign ministers, Mr. Vyacheslav Molotov for Russia and Joachim von Ribbentrop for Germany. The pact sanctioned and was the direct cause of joint Russian and German invasion of Poland and the outbreak of the II World War in 09.1939. „The war was one of the greatest calamities and dramas of humanity in history, for two atheistic and anti–Christian ideologies — national and international socialism — rejected God and His fifth Decalogue commandment: Thou shall not kill!” (Abp Stanislaus Gądecki, 01.09.2019). The decisions taken were on 28.09.1939 slightly altered and made more precise when a treaty on „German–Russian boundaries and friendship” was agreed by the same murderous signatories. One of its findings was establishment of spheres of influence in Central and Eastern Europe and in consequence IV partition of Poland. In one of its secret annexes agreed, that: „the Signatories will not tolerate on its respective territories any Polish propaganda that affects the territory of the other Side. On their respective territories they will suppress all such propaganda and inform each other of the measures taken to accomplish it”. The agreements resulted in a series of meeting between two genocidal organization representing both sides — German Gestapo and Russian NKVD when coordination of efforts to exterminate Polish intelligentsia and Polish leading classes (in Germany called Intelligenzaktion, in Russia took the form of Katyń massacres) where discussed. Resulted in deaths of hundreds of thousands of Polish intelligentsia, including thousands of priests presented here, and tens of millions of ordinary people,. The results of this Russian–German pact lasted till 1989 and are still in evidence even today. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2015.09.30])

sources

personal:
books.google.pl [access: 2014.03.21], westerborkportretten.nl [access: 2020.06.02], www.edith-stein-medien.de [access: 2014.03.21]
original images:
www.626-squadron.co.uk [access: 2020.06.02], westerborkportretten.nl [access: 2020.06.02]

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