Gymnasium and high school students were typically between 14 and 20 years old. A gymnasium student in September 1941 was likely born between 1921 and 1927.
The gymnasium and high school for boys was located on Otylii. The street name was changed to Ottilienstrasse when German occupation began in 1939. See www.lodz-ghetto.com for a map of Otylii and the rest of the Lodz ghetto.
Note that if Tadeusz wound up in the Ahlem subcamp of Neuengamme, it is likely that he was in the Lodz ghetto until its liquidation in 1944 and then was deported via Auschwitz in September 1944 to the Neungamme subcamp of Hannover-Stocken. According to secondary sources, a transport of almost 1,000 Lodz ghetto Jews arrived via Auschwitz at Hannover-Stocken on September 7, 1944. German authorities deployed them at forced labor in the Continental Rubber Works factory.... On November 30, the management of the Continental Rubber Works transplanted the factory to the mine tunnels at Hannover-Ahlem, while the SS moved the surviving prisoners there. Conditions in the tunnels at Ahlem were particularly bad, and prisoner mortality soared.
Stage 5: Liberation & After
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