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Terezín attics yield traces of life, hopes, dreams of prisoners in war-time Jewish ghetto

Radio Prague |
29 November 2018

In 1941, Nazi Germany turned the centuries-old Czech garrison town of Terezín into a Jewish ghetto and concentration camp. Over the next few years, some 155,000 people were held there in desperate conditions awaiting transport to the death camps further east. And yet, there was a well-documented flourishing of cultural life in the ghetto.