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.