JewishGenAncestry.com. Reichenberg, Germany, Victims of the Holocaust, 1938-1945 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.Original data: This data is provided in partnership with JewishGen.org
About Reichenberg, Germany, Victims of the Holocaust, 1938-1945
Jews influenced and contributed to the culture of Reichenberg for hundreds of years. Prior to World War II, many held prominent positions in the city. In October of 1938, approximately 1,600 Jewish inhabitants from the city and surrounding areas fled to Prague due to the Sudetenland being annexed to the German Reich. Many of these refugees were eventually deported and killed. This collection contains about 900 individuals from Reichenberg.