MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

Glossary

List of original German abbreviations and symbols that appear in the documents:

B.A.II.d, B.II.d

Men camp in Auschwitz II - Birkenau

B.II.f

Prisoners hospital in Birkenau

Bibelforscher

Jehowa witnesess

Birk.

Birkenau

böhmisch-mährische Religion

Czech-Moravian religion

Buddhistisch

Buddhist

Evangelisch

   

member of evangelic church

FKL

Women camp

Gest., Gestorben, +, G.

died

Glaubenslos

 

non-believer

Gottgläubig

believers in God

Grekokatholisch

Greek Catholic

griechischorthodox

greko-prawosławny

Husit

Hussite religion

Konfessionslos

unbeliever

mosaisch

Jewish religion

moslemisch

Muslim

orthodox

orthodox

Quarantäne

quarantine

religionslos

agnostic

Rückv., Rückverl., Rückfällig

transferred again

russischorthodox

Russian-orthodox

Sk

Panel Company

Tr., Transp., Transport

transport

unbekannte Religion

unknown religion

Verl.

transferred

P.Pole

Political Pole

Jude

Jew

J.Belg.

Jew from Belgium

J.D.R.

Jew from German Reich

J.Franz.

Jew from France

J.Holl.

Jew from Holland

J.Jug.

Jew from Yugoslav

J.Kroat.

Jew from Croatia

J.Lit.

Jew from Lithuania

J.Norw.

Jew from Norway

J.Pole

Jew from Poland

J.Prot.

Jew from Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia

Z.Slov.

Jew from Slovakia

J.stls.

Jew stateless

J.Ung.

Jew from Hungary

Z.Belg.

Rom (Gypsy) from Belgium

Z.D.R.

Rom (Gypsy) from German Reich

Z.Franz.

Rom (Gypsy) from France

Z.Holl.

Rom (Gypsy) from Holland

Z.Jug.

Rom (Gypsy) from Yugoslav

Z.Kroat.

Rom (Gypsy) from Croatia

Z.Lit.

Rom (Gypsy) from Lithuania

Z.Norw.

Rom (Gypsy) from Norway

Z.Pole

Rom (Gypsy) from Poland

Z.Prot.

Rom (Gypsy) from Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia

Z.Russ.

Rom (Gypsy) from Russia

Z.Slov.

Rom (Gypsy) from Slovakia

Z.Span.

Rom (Gypsy) from Spain

Z.stls.

Rom (Gypsy) stateless

Z.Ung.

Rom (Gypsy) from Hungary

Zug.

New arrival prisoner

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