On Saturday 27 January 1945, Soviet forces liberated Auschwitz. Of the 7,000 remaining prisoners, one man had a direct connection to Themar. His story — although we… Read More »1945: 75 Years since the Liberation of Auschwitz.
The text below is a translation of the article, “,,Ein Quadrat auf der Erde — Ein Mensch,“written by Cornell Hoppe. “Year after year, the residents of… Read More »2019: Stolpersteine for the Frankenberg & Grünbaum Families
Quelle: Stadtarchiv Themar, Ordner 109 On 18 March 1941, Lothar Israel Guthmann, b. 1898, paid the fee of 20 pfg to register his arrival in… Read More »Who was Lothar Guthmann, and why was he in Themar in 1941?
This article appeared in the January 2016 newsletter, Zachor, of the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre.
On 3 March 1921, Minnie Marks applied for a passport for herself and her five-year-old grandson Lloyd Marx to travel to Germany. Her purpose? To visit… Read More »Summer 1921 — Minnie & Lloyd visit the rellies!
“On May 8, 1945, a young soldier rode on his horse into the courtyard of the barracks in Theresienstadt bearing the greatest gift — freedom… Read More »8 May 1945 — Liberation of Ghetto Theresienstadt