Auschwitz Birkenau - liquidation of the Litzmannstadt ghetto

Auschwitz Birkenau - On August 29, 1944, the Łódź Ghetto was completely liquidated. On that day, the last transport to the Auschwitz Birkenau extermination camp departed. In the period from August 9 to 29, the last 70,000 Jews living in the Łódź Ghetto (Litzmannstadt Ghetto) were deported to Auschwitz Birkenau. Upon their arrival, most of them were sent to the gas chambers by Germans.

 liquidation of the Litzmannstadt ghetto