Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia

The Czech provinces of Bohemia and Moravia were occupied by Germany on March 15, 1939 and annexed to the Reich as a territory under Nazi administration. Reinhard Heydrich was appointed Reich Protector of Bohemia and Moravia in September 1941, and established the Theresienstadt concentration camp and ghetto near Terezin. Approximately 78,000 of the c. 92,000 Jews living in the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia in 1941 were killed in the Holocaust.

Partition of Czechoslovakia 1938-1939

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum