Poland, 1940, A German policeman inspecting a Jewish store. A staged photograph that was part of the German police curriculum. The Jews in the ghetto had no such nice stores stocked with food at all.
Studio portrait of Rozia Merin wearing a Jewish badge in the Bedzin ghetto. [Photograph #23223]
Non-Jewish children throw stones in the direction of Jews in a ghetto not yet fenced off. Sosnowiec, Poland, winter 1942–43
Allied prisoner of war, Far East, c1945
Babi-Yar Another view of murdered Jews on Pobeda Ave in Kiev
Members of the French Resistance express their contempt by posing in front of a defaced portrait of Adolf Hitler in Paris the day after the German garrison surrendered in the city. Paris, Île-de-France, France. 26 August 1944.
Jewish community leaders forced to wear pots on their heads and suffer humiliation at the hands of the Nazis.
Two young children grieve over the dead body of a sibling in the Warsaw Ghetto. The Germans were only one of the perils that stalked the ghetto; disease, hunger & suicide produced a constant abundance of corpses.This just breaks my heart.
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