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Terezin Memorial
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The town of Terezin (Theresianstadt), originally built as a military forteress in the eighteenth century, was used by the Nazi regime as a 'transit' concentration camp for Jews deported from Germany and occupied countries. Over 150,000 prisoners, including eventually non-Jewish and political prisoners, were sent there. Many thousands died in Theresienstadt due to hardships and insanitary conditions, and of the 87,000 prisoners sent from there on transports, including many children,less than 4,000 were living in 1945. Although the regime took care to stage propaganda visits from the Red Cross and other organisations to display its supposed 'humanity', Theresienstadt was bascially a 'front' for the Nazi policy of genocide. The memorial stands in the Jewish cemetery, created outside the walls close to the crematorium erected by the Nazis, using the forced labour of the prisoners, to deal with the camp's enormous death rate. (bio by: David Conway) 
Památník Terezín Národní Hřbitov
Terezin (Theresienstadt)
Okres Litomerice
Ustecky (Usti nad Labem), Czech Republic
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: David Conway
Record added: Oct 06, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6825686
Terezin Memorial
Added by: David Conway
Terezin Memorial
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- Kate Duvall
 Added: Apr. 27, 2017
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