Prague at Night, 1943, by Petr Ginz, pencil on paper. Petr references this piece in an entry from his diary from December, 1943. Petr writes, "Have read Plato’s Phaedo, Crito Continued work on Ceylon Picture: Prague at Night Bookbinding At the beginning of the month, transports to Birkenau (the Schenks), great chaos, I couldn’t do more. Lino-cut: At the shores of the Adriatic Sea."
Nazi troops guard the sparse crowd on hand to witness Germany's armed forces parade through the former Czechoslovakian capital, Prague. Thousands of German troops and mechanized units took part in the two-hour march on March 30, 1939.