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Portrait of Noah Strauss in the Kovno Ghetto.

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    Portrait of Noah Strauss in the Kovno Ghetto.
    Portrait of Noah Strauss in the Kovno Ghetto.

Before the war, Noah was a clerk in the Central Bank of Kovno.  During the Slobodka pogroms in June 1941, Lithuanian partisans fired shots into his home.  His mother Yentl was killed, and Noah lost his left arm.  In June 1944, Noah was deported to Dachau where he perished shortly before liberation.

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    Portrait of Noah Strauss in the Kovno Ghetto.

    Before the war, Noah was a clerk in the Central Bank of Kovno. During the Slobodka pogroms in June 1941, Lithuanian partisans fired shots into his home. His mother Yentl was killed, and Noah lost his left arm. In June 1944, Noah was deported to Dachau where he perished shortly before liberation.
    Photographer
    George Kadish/Zvi Kadushin
    Date
    1941 - 1943
    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 1503.032
    Published Source
    Hidden History of the Kovno Ghetto - United States Holocaust Memorial Museum - Little, Brown and Company - p.122

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    Artifact Photographer
    Edward Owen, USHMM Artifact Photographer
    Record last modified:
    2020-06-16 00:00:00
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