In September 1942, a crematorium was built. As the Jews worked to transform Theresienstadt, the population of Theresienstadt watched on. No real decision was made and in some ways, both were implemented. As the tour commenced, well-rehearsed actions took place that were created specially for the visit. The Big Fortress was surrounded by ramparts and contained barracks. Life or death became reliant on exclusion from the transports East - or "protection.
Theresienstadt was a hybrid concentration camp and ghetto established by the SS during World War II in the fortress town Terezín, located in the Protectorate of Liberated by: Red Army Location: Terezín, Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia Killed: 33, at Theresienstadt; 88, deported to extermination camps Number of inmates: ,
Modern usage and reinterpretations of "ghetto". Recently the word "ghetto".
Through deceit and subterfuge, the Nazis transformed Theresienstadt into a model ghetto. The Beginnings Initial Conditions Arrival Housing Death Transports to.