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Theresienstadt was the name Nazis gave to the Czech garrison town of Terezin[?] in November 1941 when they turned it into a ghetto. The function of Theresienstadt was to provide a front for the extermination operation of Jews. To the outside it was presented by the Nazis as a model Jewish settlement, but in reality it was a way station for the Jews on their way to the concentration camps.

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