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Hamburg in Bezirk Eimsbüttel, Germany

Platz der Jüdischen Deportierten

[Place of the Jewish Deportees]

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By Martín Valle, September 28, 2019
1. Platz der Jüdischen Deportierten
Im Jahre 1933 lebten in Hamburg 24.000 Juden.

Hier begann der Weg tausender jüdischer Bürger Hamburgs, der in den Vernichtungslagern des Nazi-Regimes endete.

[English translation:]
In 1933, 24,000 Jewish people lived in Hamburg.

The journey of thousands of Jewish residents of Hamburg began here, ending in the concentration camps of the Nazi regime.

Location. 53° 33.828′ N, 9° 59.135′ E. Marker is in Hamburg, in Bezirk Eimsbüttel. Marker is on Von-Melle-Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Von-Melle-Park 3, Hamburg 20146, Germany. Touch for directions.
Additional comments.
1. Translation Notes
Several interpretive choices were made in the English translation:
• "Juden" literally means "Jews" but was translated to "Jewish people."
• "Bürger" literally means "citizens" but was translated to "residents."
• "Vernichtungslagern" translates literally to "extermination camps" but "concentration camps" was used.
• Several choices in change of syntax were made based on
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common word order choices between German and English.
    — Submitted September 28, 2019.

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