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An immense amount of graves, the dates on the headstones give you an idea of the ages of people who were killed, so many young people. The big granite stones cover the mass graves where thousands of remains are buried.
This visit was part of a full day in Terezin (Theresienstadt) that walked the journey that so many innocents walked and endured during the Nazi occupation of the CZ. This location along with the Prison camp, the overall town ( which was the Jewish concentration...More
...other than for its historical value and the hope that we will learn from this era. The walk through the cemetery is quite sobering. Some in my group placed stones on the Jewish graves. The crematorium is probably one of the most "in-my-face" experiences I...More
There are 2 cemeteries in the area. One big with both Jewish and Christian graves and Mass graves and one smaller located close to the crematorium that was build by forced Jewish Labour during the war.
We visited this cemetery during our tour of the Terezin concentration camp and found it very informative as to how the Jews were cremated after dying in the Gestapo prison at Terezin. this was carried out after the capacity in the burial ground was too...More