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  • This armband for a Jews in Theresienstadt was brought back to America by a U.S. Army Captain investigating the concentration camps in preparation for the Nuremberg war crimes trials.
  • Prisoner cell block A at the Little Fortress of Terezin
  • Prisoner cell block B at the Little Fortress of Terezin
  • A transport of Dutch Jews arrives in Theresienstadt. Dr. Paul Epstein, chairman of the Council of Elders, greets the new arrivals.
  • A transport of Dutch Jews arrives in Theresienstadt. Close-up of a man wearing  a yellow star walking down a ghetto street. Behind him a man pulls a wagon of bread.
  • Entrance to Small Fortress of Terezin camp. The gate bears the motto “Arbeit Macht Frei” (Work makes one free)
  • Cemetery outside of Terezin where the ashes of thousands of unknown victims that had been thrown in the river were reburied with symbolic markers.
  • Cemetery outside of Terezin where the ashes of thousands of unknown victims that had been thrown in the river were reburied with symbolic markers.
  • After the war, families of some of the victims had markers made in a separate section to honor their loved ones.
  • Inside the former ghetto of Terezin. Today, it is a residential area.
  • Inside the former ghetto of Terezin. Today, it is a residential area. This building houses exhibits on the ghetto.
  • Symbolic cemetery at the Little Fortress for the victims of Terezin. The identities of those buried is unknown.
  • Symbolic cemetery at the Little Fortress for the victims of Terezin. The identities of those buried is unknown.
  • Symbolic cemetery at the Little Fortress for the victims of Terezin. The identities of those buried is unknown.
  • Main entrance to the Little Fortress of Terezin.
  • A woman receives a bowl of soup in Theresienstadt
  • Wash room constructed at the Little Fortress of Terezin for the Red Cross visit. It was never used.
  • Postcard from Theresienstadt. Every prisoner was allowed to receive and send one letter per month of no more than 2 pages with 15 lines each.
  • Prison cell in the Little Fortress at Terezin.
  • Shower in the Little Fortress at Terezin.
  • A teenage girl arrives in Theresienstadt carrying two pots
  • Original stamp from Theresienstadt concentration camp, dated July 10, 1943.
  • The crematorium at Terezin.
  • The arrival of Jews at the Terezin (Theresienstadt) Ghetto, near Prague
  • "Receipt" Nazis gave Jews as they robbed them of their last pennies in Terezin Ghetto
  • Monument to the victims of Terezin.
  • Entrance to the Terezin museum.
  • Shower used to torture prisoners at the Little Fortress of Terezin
  • Windows to prisoners' cells that were opened so the prisoners could hear the anguished cries of those being tortured.
  • View of the train station in Theresienstadt-Bauschowitz (Bohusovice) taken during the arrival of a transport of Dutch Jews.
  • Tracks that once carried trainloads of Jews to the ghetto of Terezin.
  • A view of the barracks and the crematorium in Theresienstadt.
  • Part of the perimeter of the Little Fortress of Terezin.

Sources: Mitchell Bard, USHMM, Shoah - The Holocaust, The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

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