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  • Daily Order Theresienstadt #394

    Daily Order Theresienstadt #394

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    daily order theresienstadt #394, front, 1943daily order theresienstadt #394, reverse, 1943

    Daily order Theresienstadt #394, Front, 1943 Daily order Theresienstadt #394, Reverse, 1943

    Daily order of the concentration camp Theresienstadt, Bohemia. Issued by the council of elders of the autonomous Jewish self-government of the camp. Order No. 394, December 24th, 1943 (Christmas eve !). Announcing

    1. road traffic order;
    2. regulation of getting parcels from the "Protectorate";
    3. registration of all vehicles in the camp, issue of license plates;
    4. ban of entering railroad area;
    5. judgements of the ghetto-court (e.g. Hermann Ancelovic is sentenced to a 3 days detention because of slightly hurting a female prisoner);
    6. jobs in the blackout workshop
    7. special rations of prunes and evaporated milk mainly for elders and children, sent by the Swiss Red Cross.

    Signed by the head of the council of elders, Mr. Zucker. Original copy for the internal use in the camp.  Size: 8.2x11.6.

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