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Collection of photographs showing Nazi cruelty towards Jews in Poland ghettos

Opening price: $400

Commission: 23%

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01.29.2024 07:00am

10 harsh photographs documenting the Nazis' abuse of Jews in the ghettos of Poland during German occupation. Poland, early 1940s.

Photographs showing Nazis abusing Jews: The arrest of Jews who left the Warsaw ghetto in hiding, street humiliation and abuse of a Jew in Minsk - Jews with armbands forced to carry each other on their backs, execution by hanging of Jews, abuse of Jews in Warsaw, Jews standing with hands raised against a wall before being executed by SS soldiers, a German soldier conducting a demeaning search through a Jew's coat and stealing from him, a rare photograph of a group of Jews in a forest before their execution - photographed by an SS soldier present at the site, a photograph showing the head of the Judenrat in the Lodz ghetto Mordechai Chaim Rumkowski talking with Hans Biebow the Nazi German governor of the Lodz ghetto in occupied Poland, bodies of Jews lying next to a fence with an SS soldier standing next to them, etc.

Same size: 12x9 cm. Stains on the edges of some photographs. Overall good condition.

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118. Collection of photographs showing Nazi cruelty towards Jews in Poland ghettos