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A group of Jewish police poses in front of the ghetto prison.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 06825

A group of Jewish police poses in front of the ghetto prison.

From left, first row: Kalberski (deputy chief), Melamdowicz (chief), Nikko Lewinstein. Back row, from left: Mordechai Kronowski, Elchanan Rosental, Jaffe, Yehuda Sergey.

There were two prisons in the Kovno ghetto, one for people caught at avoiding forced labor and the other for criminals. This photo was taken in front of the criminal prison. These policemen served as prison guards.

Photographer
George Kadish/Zvi Kadushin
Date
Circa 1942
Variant Locale
Kauen
Kovno
Kowno
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Shraga Wainer
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Record last modified: 2002-12-06 00:00:00
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