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Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Gerda Haas was aware of her upcoming deportation from Berlin, Germany, as of 1942, but was not placed on the deportation list until Mar 17, 1943. She and many other deportees were  first assembled on the Grosse-Hamburger Strasse deportation center and deportation by train took place a few days later. Gerda relates she felt lucky to be sent to the Theresienstadt ghetto in Czechoslovakia and believes it was due to her profession as a nurse.
Monday, July 22, 2013
Pinchas Gutter recalls his arrival at the Theresienstadt Ghetto in Czechoslovakia two weeks prior to his liberation by the Soviet armed forces in 1945. He relates he refused to participate in the mistreatment of the German ghetto guards by Soviet soldiers during the liberation of the ghetto. He remembers the sadness he felt over the mistreatment of anyone even of perpetrators.
Monday, November 25, 2013
Curt Klein Bernard speaks about Benjamin Murmelstein, the last President of the Jewish Council in the Theresienstadt ghetto. Curt recalls being taken off the last transport list from Theresienstatdt to Auschwitz by Rabbi Murmelstein, which ultimately saved his life.
Monday, June 23, 2014
Hana Pravda speaks on the various performances, art and culture that were produced in the Theresienstadt (Terezín) ghetto. Pravda, an actress, performed in many plays, in which the scripts were smuggled into the ghetto.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
In the summer of 1944 members of the International Red Cross visited Theresienstadt (Terezín) ghetto in Czechoslovakia. In an effort to present Theresienstadt as a model ghetto, the Nazis deported many Jews to Auschwitz to alleviate overcrowding, renovated buildings and staged musical performances and other activities. Margot Friedlander remembers when the Red Cross visited the ghetto and speaks on the façade.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Margarete Weil recalls when her entire family was deported from Hamburg Germany to Theresienstadt in Czechoslovakia in 1941.