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Lodz Ghetto גטו לודז

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  • Elsa Allina (1885 - 1941)
    Dokumentationsarchiv des österreichischen Widerstandes First Name Elsa Last Name Allina Date of Birth 30.07.1885 Place of Birth Wien Residence Wien 2, Schöllerhofgasse 5/12 ...
  • Gustav Allina (1873 - 1941)
    Birth and parents in birth record of son Paul. Dokumentationsarchiv des österreichischen Widerstandes First Name Gustav Last Name Allina Date of Birth 12.07.1873 Place of Birth Vsest...
  • Ryfka Rotfogel (1930 - d.)
  • Nachman Rotfogel (1933 - d.)
  • Hadasa Rotfogel (1940 - 1942)

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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