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Zoia Bershtanski sits in front of an open book at a table in her room in the Kovno ghetto.

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    Zoia Bershtanski sits in front of an open book at a table in her room in the Kovno ghetto.
    Zoia Bershtanski sits in front of an open book at a table in her room in the Kovno ghetto.

Zoia Bershtanski lived with her married sister, Meri Karnovski, in the ghetto.  Both died in a bunker when the Germans set the ghetto on fire in July 1944.  The photographer, David Ratner, was a friend and a member of the Communist underground.

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    Zoia Bershtanski sits in front of an open book at a table in her room in the Kovno ghetto.

    Zoia Bershtanski lived with her married sister, Meri Karnovski, in the ghetto. Both died in a bunker when the Germans set the ghetto on fire in July 1944. The photographer, David Ratner, was a friend and a member of the Communist underground.
    Photographer
    David Chaim Ratner
    Date
    December 1943
    Locale
    Kaunas, Lithuania
    Variant Locale
    Kauen
    Kovno
    Kowno
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Pola Musel

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    Photo Source
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Copyright: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Provenance: Pola Musel
    Source Record ID: Collections: 1999.213
    Published Source
    Hidden History of the Kovno Ghetto - United States Holocaust Memorial Museum - Little, Brown and Company - p.120

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