Breda family

Language of Description
Level of Description
  • Czech
  • German
EHRI Partner


Biographical History

Julius Breda (also Brada) was born on 7 May 1903. He was deported from Brno, Czechoslowakia, to the Therensienstadt ghetto via Transport K on 5 December 1941. In the ghetto, Julius was part of the Security Department. He was murdered in Mala Pevnost Terezin (Theresienstadt small fortress, prison) on 22 April 1945. His relationship to Fanni Breda is unknown: she might have been his mother, his wife or his sister.

Archival History

On 19 September 1999, Jiri Dvorak kindly donated the items in this collection to the Jewish Museum of Deportation and Resistance, predecessor of Kazerne Dossin.


Jiri Dvorak, 1999

Scope and Content

This collection contains: a postcard sent by Fanni Breda (sometimes Brada), held at the Theresienstadt ghetto, to her children, via Adele Truhlar, living in Brno, Czechoslovakia, in which Fanni mentions her stay in the hospital and the receipt of a parcel, 1944 ; a letter (author unknown) written in the Theresienstadt ghetto on the back of an Empfangsbestätigung [acknowledgement of receipt], 1945 ; certificate signed by the "Gendarme Sonderabteilung - Theresienstadt" confirming that Ada [Adele] Truhlar had sufficient means to travel and was thus allowed to leave Terezin, 1945 ; three Einlieferungsscheine [deposit slips] regarding parcels sent to Julius Breda (sometimes Brada) and his family, held at the Theresienstadt ghetto.


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