ŽIDÉ V UHERSKÉM BRODĚ A KONEČNÉ ŘEŠENÍ ŽIDOVSKÉ OTÁZKY V OBDOBÍ PROTEKTORÁTU NA MORAVSKO-SLOVENSKÉM POMEZÍ
Jews in Uherský Brod and final solution of the Jewish question during the Protectorate at the Moravian-Slovak border
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In Uherský Brod, whose district boundary was several tens of kilometres, together with Slovakia, lived at the beginning of the Protectorate of about 600 Jews. Although about 50 people, who managed to emigrate legally, even so the majority of them continue to live in the Jewish part of the city, which in year 1942 became a forcible refuge for forced nearly 3 thousand people benefiting Jewish faith in southeast Moravia. Some local Jews began from the spring of 1939 to work with the active resistance movement components, as with the defence of the nation at converting across the Slovak border, as well as with the illegal Communist Party of Czechoslovakia, which they provide financial means. Jewish cemetery was destroyed, and so was lit synagogue from the 18th century. In January 1943, pursuant to a subpoena 2,837 Jews arrived with 50 kg of luggage into the building of the local grammar school. From there the journey went in three groups after about 1,000 people on 23, 27 and 31. 1. 1943 by stairs to the nearby train station and then through Terezin to Auschwitz.
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