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Tarnowitz

Index: Deutsches Requiem, El Aleph, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 578, 579.
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P

German name of town in southern Poland, Tarnowskie Góry

Fishburn and Hughes: A town in south-west Poland, in the province of Katowice, formerly in Silesia, It had a sizeable Jewish community and in the nineteenth century flourished as a centre of Jewish Enlightenment (Haskalah). During the German Occupation, in 1943, there was an attempt, by the Tarnow ghetto, to mount a rebellion. There was no concentation camp in Tarnow. Deutsches Requiem