Ludwig Stern narrative about Theresienstadt
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- USHMM Permanent Collection. Gift of Joanne Grant, 2015.
One mimeographed typescript narrative, 16 pages, by Ludwig Stern, of Giessen, Germany, describing his experiences of being deported and interned at Theresienstadt from 1942-1945, as well as other experiences of persecution as a Jew in Germany prior to that. Written circa 1945. Stern describes various facets of life in Theresienstadt and of his own experiences there, including the conditions of lodging, the division and separation of families, the census of November 1943, visits to the camp by various delegations, including the visit of the Danish Red Cross, poor sanitary conditions, hospitals and the treatment of the mentally ill, the delivery and destruction of Nazi Party archives at the camp, entertainment, the black market, the transport to the camp of prisoners from Auschwitz and Buchenwald in April 1945, liberation in May 1945, and his return to Germany.
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