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The deportation of more than 104,000 Jews from the Netherlands required vast preparation and organisation. In Amsterdam, the premises of the Hollandsche Schouwburg were used for 16 months to hold a total of over 46,000 Dutch Jews awaiting deportation. The photographer recognised her classmate among the people in the theatre. The Hollandsche Schouwburg symbolises the turning point from life in restricted freedom to imprisonment. From life to death.