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Lodz Ghetto גטו לודז

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  • Olga Herzog (1893 - 1942)
    Dokumentationsarchiv des österreichischen Widerstandes Vorname Olga Nachname Herzog Geburtstag 16.09.1893 Geburtsort Wien Wohnort Wien 19, Peter Jordan Strasse 21/5 Sterbedatum 15....
  • Robert Bermeiser (1890 - 1941)
    Witness page: Robert Bermeiser was born in Teplitz, Czechoslovakia in 1890 to Albert and Eugenia nee Veinfeld. He was a pharmacist and married Trude. Prior to WWII he lived in Teplitz, Czechoslovak...
  • Evi Bermeiser (adopted) (1936 - 1941)
    Witness page: Evi Bermeiser was born in Czechoslovakia in 1936 to Robert and Trude. She was a child. Prior to WWII she lived in Teplitz, Czechoslovakia. During the war she was in Teplitz, Czechoslova...
  • Gertrud Bermeiser (1901 - 1941)
    Birth record: TEPLICE Death record: Born 13. 11. 1901 last residence before deportation: Prague, XII address/place of registration in the Protectorate: Prague XII, Slezská 123 Transport A, &#x...
  • Friedrich Hoffman (1889 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Hoffmann, Friedrich Fritz geboren am 18. Januar 1889 in Barmen - Elberfeld (Wuppertal) / - / Rheinprovinz wohnhaft in Aurich, Leipzig und Hamb...

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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