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[Probably, Polish and Jewish civilians interned by the SD in a temporary holding center lining up for food.]

Photograph | Photograph Number: 19367

[Probably, Polish and Jewish civilians interned by the SD in a temporary holding center lining up for food.]

These prisoners may be what the Germans called "Wehrfaehige," or persons capable of carrying arms, who were often summarily interned during and immediately after the Polish campaign as a security measure.

One of twenty-six images of Einsatzgruppen activities in Poland in 1939, found by Joseph Igra after the war, in a an album in an apartment in Sosnowiec.

Date
Circa September 1939
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Jacob Igra
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Record last modified: 2016-09-07 00:00:00
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