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An announcement in Yiddish posted by the Jewish Council of the Kovno ghetto, dated January 24, 1944, warning ghetto residents against approaching too close to the ghetto fence.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 10917

An announcement in Yiddish posted by the Jewish Council of the Kovno ghetto, dated January 24, 1944, warning ghetto residents against approaching too close to the ghetto fence.

The Yiddish text reads: " Warning! By an order of the camp commandant the inhabitants are warned that if they receive any [goods] through the fence they will be shot without warning. The Jewish Council warns the residents not to go close to the fence in order to avoid being killed."

Photographer
George Kadish/Zvi Kadushin
Date
1944 January 24
Variant Locale
Kauen
Kovno
Kowno
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of George Kadish/Zvi Kadushin
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Record last modified: 2003-03-24 00:00:00
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