Eva Ginzová's Diary Entry on the Theresienstadt Ghetto, September 22, 1944

An entry from the diary of Eva Ginzová from September 22, 1944, in which she records her physical condition and expresses her fear for her brother in the Theresienstadt ghetto.

September 22 [1944]

I have to go to the ambulanz [clinic] — I’m getting an injection to put on weight. I’m supposedly terribly thin. I lost three kilos at the hospital. I’m getting Trisalin. It hurts quite a lot. Dr. Stern is very rough — he always thrusts it into my arm and then it hurts a lot. A transport’s leaving — men aged from sixteen to fifty going to work in Germany. I’m concerned about Petr or Pavel having to go as well. I don’t know if half-Jews are protected from this.1


  • 1 : Alexandra Zapruder, ed., Salvaged Pages: Young Writers' Diaries of the Holocaust, 2nd edition (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015) 179.


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