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German soldiers patrol a street in Czestochowa.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 26865

German soldiers patrol a street in Czestochowa.

The German inscription on the back of the photograph reads, "They [Polish snipers] shot at us from this house" [the apartment building on the right behind them].

One photograph from an album belonging to a member of a Wehrmacht machine gunners' unit, which was found after the war by Lorenzo Hawkins (the donor's grandfather), an American serviceman in Company B, 56th Armored Engineer Battalion.

Date
1939 September 03 - 1939 September 08
Variant Locale
Chenstokhov
Tschenstochau
Photo Designation
GHETTOS (MINOR) -- (C)
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of B. Ashley Grimes II
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Record last modified: 2000-02-02 00:00:00
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