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The small fortress and the town of Terezin (Theresienstadt), were just an out of the way places until they were made notorious by the Nazis.
The Small Fortress was used by the Gestapo from June 1940 to torture and murder their prisoners.
The small town was used as a ghetto/concentration camp and was originally planned as a reception camp for jews on route to other camps. It became overcrowded with 60,000 people where 7,000 had lived and death became common place. The ghetto served 3 purposes, transit, decimation and propaganda.
- In a nutshell:Horror wherever the Nazis went.
There is a railway siding at Terezin that was used to transport people from Terezin to the east. 63 transport trains... more travel advice
If you wish to visit all the museums as well as viewing the buildings around the town it will take a full day. There are... more travel advice
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