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An SD officer posing with a Pole who probably been detained for questioning.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 19369

An SD officer posing with a Pole who probably been detained for questioning.

This man and the others behind him could be what the Germans referred to as "Wehrfaehige," or persons capable of carrying arms, who were 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: 2014-04-08 00:00:00
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