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1942 color street map of Litzmannstadt (Lodz), Poland

Object | Accession Number: 2006.326.1

1942 map of Litzmannstadt (Lodz), Poland with an alphabetical street directory. The city had been occupied and annexed by Nazi Germany one week after the September 1, 1939, invasion. The Germans renamed the city Litzmannstadt, after the General Karl Litzmann, who had conquered the city during World War I. Lodz had the second largest Jewish population in Poland and, in February 1940, they were relocated to a small, closed ghetto. By September 1942, 70,000 Jews, neary half the population, had been deported to the Chelmno killing center. The ghetto was emptied by mass deportations and destroyed in August 1944.

Date
1942  (publication/distribution)
Geography
depiction : Litzmannstadt-Getto (Lodz ghetto) (historic); Lodz (Poland)
Language
German
Classification
Information Forms
Category
Maps
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Gil Rosenberg
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:24:21
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