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Lodz Ghetto גטו לודז

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  • Rosa Frankl (1870 - 1941)
    Dokumentationsarchiv des österreichischen Widerstandes First Name Rosa Last Name Frankl Date of Birth 12.04.1870 Place of Birth Wien Residence Wien 1, Rotenturmstrasse 31/22 Deport...
  • Adolf Abraham Felberbaum (1873 - 1941)
    Dokumentationsarchiv des österreichischen Widerstandes First Name Adolf Last Name Felberbaum Date of Birth 13.01.1873 Residence Wien 7, Zieglergasse 69/9 Deportation Wien/Litzmannsta...
  • Alfred Wertheimer (1869 - 1942)
    Wedding: 10 February 1901 (per daughter Edith's birth record) Year 1901 Numerative 2 Code 2 Volume Baden Last Name Scheu First Name Jenny Last Name Wertheimer First Name Alfred ...
  • Wilhelm Wolfgang Kafka (1902 - 1942)
    Dokumentationsarchiv des österreichischen Widerstandes First Name Wilhelm Last Name Kafka Date of Birth 04.01.1902 Place of Birth Wien Residence Wien 2, Grosse Schiffgasse 6 Date o...
  • Hans Foges (1877 - 1942)
    Dokumentationsarchiv des österreichischen Widerstandes First Name Hans Last Name Foges Date of Birth 17.01.1877 Place of Birth Wien Residence Wien 3, Hörnesgasse 3/9 Date of...

The Łódź Ghetto (German: Ghetto Litzmannstadt) was the second-largest ghetto (after the Warsaw Ghetto) established for Jews and Roma in German-occupied Poland.

Situated in the town of Łódź and originally intended as a temporary gathering point for Jews, the ghetto was transformed into a major industrial centre, providing much needed supplies for Nazi Germany and especially for the German Army.

Because of its remarkable productivity, the ghetto managed to survive until August 1944, when the remaining population was transported to Auschwitz and Chełmno extermination camp. It was the last ghetto in Poland to be liquidated.

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