New EHRI Document Blog: "Messages from the Ghetto"

Wednesday, 23 January, 2019

Messages from the Ghetto – Viennese transports to the General Government in early 1941

The latest EHRI Document Blog post by Christa Mehany-Mitterrutzner (DÖW) and Wolfgang Schellenbacher (JMP) focuses on letters and postcards of deportees from the collections of the Documentation Centre of the Austrian Resistance in Vienna of the early Viennese transportations to ghettos in the “Generalgouvernement” in February and March 1941.

The letters give a rare insight into the early mass transportations as well as the creation of the ghettos in March/April 1941 and the harsh living conditions for the Jews living there.

Read this blog post on the EHRI Document Blog