Timeline of deportations of French Jews to death camps

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This is a timeline of deportations of French Jews to Nazi extermination camps in German-occupied Europe during World War II. The overall total of Jews deported from France is a minimum of 75,721. [1] [2]


Date of
Convoy #Place of
DestinationNumber of
Number gassed
upon arrival
Selected to work
at Auschwitz
in 1945
March 27, 19421 Drancy/Compiègne Auschwitz 1,1121,1120220
June 5, 19422 Compiègne Auschwitz 1,0001,0000410
June 22, 19423 Drancy Auschwitz 1,00093366295
June 25, 19424 Pithiviers Auschwitz 9991,0000590
June 28, 19425 Beaune-la-Rolande Auschwitz 1,0381,0043455
July 17, 19426 Pithiviers Auschwitz 92880911945
July 19, 19427 Drancy Auschwitz 99937550412117
July 20, 19428 Angers Auschwitz 8272341139019
July 22, 19429 Drancy Auschwitz 9966153857
July 24, 194210 Drancy Auschwitz 1,0003706305
July 27, 194211 Drancy Auschwitz 1,000248742121
July 29, 194212 Drancy Auschwitz 1,0012162705145
July 31, 194213 Pithiviers Auschwitz 1,049693359151
August 3, 194214 Pithiviers Auschwitz 1,0344822254233
August 5, 194215 Beaune-la-Rolande Auschwitz 1,0147042149651
August 7, 194216 Pithiviers Auschwitz 1,0697946321152
August 10, 194217 Drancy Auschwitz 1,0067661401001
August 12, 194218 Drancy Auschwitz 1,0077052336211
August 14, 194219 Drancy Auschwitz 9918751151
August 17, 194220 Drancy Auschwitz 1,00087865343
August 19, 194221 Drancy Auschwitz 1,000817138455
August 21, 194222 Drancy Auschwitz 1,00089290187
August 24, 194223 Drancy Auschwitz 1,000908923
August 26, 194224 Drancy Auschwitz 1,002937 [a] 273624
August 28, 194225 Drancy Auschwitz 1,000929 [a] 718
August 31, 194226 Drancy Auschwitz 1,000961 [a] 1227161
September 2, 194227 Drancy Auschwitz 1,000877 [a] 1011330
September 4, 194228 Drancy Auschwitz 1,013959 [a] 1638252
September 7, 194229 Drancy Auschwitz 1,000889 [a] 595234
September 9, 194230 Drancy Auschwitz 1,000909 [a] 236843
September 11, 194231 Drancy Auschwitz 1,000920 [a] 27813
September 14, 194232 Drancy Auschwitz 1,000893 [a] 584945
September 16, 194233 Drancy Auschwitz 1,003856 [a] 147371
September 18, 194234 Drancy Auschwitz 1,000859 [a] 3111022
September 21, 194235 Pithiviers Auschwitz 1,000791 [a] 6514429
September 23, 194236 Drancy Auschwitz 1,000475399126224
September 25, 194237 Drancy Auschwitz 1,004873 [a] 409115
September 28, 194238 Drancy Auschwitz 904733 [a] 1234820
September 30, 194239 Drancy Auschwitz 21015434220
November 4, 194240 (41) Drancy Auschwitz 1,000639269924
November 6, 194242 Drancy Auschwitz 1,000773145824
November 9, 194244 Drancy Auschwitz 1,000900 [a] 10016
November 11, 1942(43) 45 Drancy Auschwitz 745599112342
February 9, 194346 Drancy Auschwitz 1,0008167792157
February 11, 194347 Drancy Auschwitz 99880214353131
February 13, 194348 Drancy Auschwitz 1,000689144165161
March 2, 194349 Drancy Auschwitz 1,0008811001942
March 4, 194350 Drancy Majdanek/Sobibor 1,003950 min. ? ?3
March 6, 194351 Drancy Majdanek/Sobibor 998950 min. ? ?5
March 23, 194352 Drancy Sobibor 994950 min. ? ?0
March 25, 194353 Drancy Sobibor 1,008970155
June 23, 194355 Drancy Auschwitz 1,0185183832174244
July 18, 194357 Drancy Auschwitz 1,0004403691913022
July 31, 194358 Drancy Auschwitz 1,000727218551628
September 2, 194359 Drancy Auschwitz 1,000662232106174
October 7, 194360 Drancy Auschwitz 1,000491340169354
October 28, 194361 Drancy Auschwitz 1,000613284103393
November 20, 194362 Drancy Auschwitz 1,20091424145272
December 7, 194364 [b] Drancy Auschwitz 1,00066126772482
December 17, 194363 [b] Drancy Auschwitz 850505233112256
January 20, 194466 Drancy Auschwitz 1,155864236554230
February 3, 194467 Drancy Auschwitz 1,214985166492023
February 10, 194468 Drancy Auschwitz 1,5001,229210612732
March 7, 194469 Drancy Auschwitz 1,5011,311110802014
March 27, 194470 Drancy Auschwitz 1,0004803801007973
April 13, 194471 Drancy Auschwitz 1,5001,265 max.165 min.913991
April 29, 194472 Drancy Auschwitz 1,00490448521238
May 15, 194473 Drancy Kaunas/Reval 87817
May 20, 194474 Drancy Auschwitz 1,200904 max.188 min.11749117
May 30, 194475 Drancy Auschwitz 1,0006272391343564
June 30, 194476 Drancy Auschwitz 1,10047939822367115
July 31, 194477 Drancy Auschwitz 1,30072629128368146
August 11, 1944 Lyon Auschwitz 430128 min.117631719
August 17, 1944 Drancy Buchenwald 51314
Total73,853 [c] 46,80217,1608,7031,647913

See also


  • Jews deported to Auschwitz from Nord and Pas-de-Calais (in France) through Belgium (about 1,000)
  • Jews married to prisoners of war and deported to Bergen-Belsen with their children (257)
  • Jews deported from Noé, Saint-Sulpice-la-Pointe, and Toulouse to Buchenwald on July 30, 1944 (at least 350) [3]
  • Jews deported to Auschwitz from Clermont-Ferrand on August 22, 1944 (at least 68)
  • Jews deported to Auschwitz in convoys of "aryans" on July 8, 1942 and April 30, 1944 (at least 100)
  • Jews deported individually (at least 100)
  • Jews deported in resistance convoys (unknown)

The overall total of Jews deported from France is a minimum of 75,721.

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