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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.

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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.
    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."

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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.

    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
    Locale
    Kaunas, Lithuania
    Variant Locale
    Kauen
    Kovno
    Kowno
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of George Kadish/Zvi Kadushin

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    Photo Source
    USHMM (Restricted)
    Copyright: Exclusively with provenance
    Provenance: George Kadish/Zvi Kadushin
    Source Record ID: Collections: CR 1503.057

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    2003-03-24 00:00:00
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