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Petr Ginz - Theresienstadt

Petr Ginz and his sister in Prague before the war
Petr Ginz and his sister
in Prague before the war
Petr Ginz as a boy in Prague before the war
Petr Ginz as a
boy in Prague
before the war
Street in Theresienstadt
Street in Theresienstadt
Interior of Living Quarters in the Theresienstadt Ghetto
Interior of Living Quarters
in the Theresienstadt Ghetto

Petr Ginz, born in Prague in 1928, spent his adolescence in the children’s home in the Theresienstadt ghetto. He was remarkably talented at writing and drawing and edited the youth newspaper Vedem ‘We are the Leaders’. He died in Auschwitz in the fall of 1944.