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German and Soviet military officers sign the agreement by which Poland is partitioned between Germany and the Soviet Union.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 95891

German and Soviet military officers sign the agreement by which Poland is partitioned between Germany and the Soviet Union.

Original caption from Corbis-Bettmann reads: "A scene in the government building here as German (left) and Soviet (right) army officers divided Poland into two sections. A demarcation line cut the country from North to South, with Germany occupying the territory west of the line, and Russia the east."

Photographer
Heinrich Hoffmann/Studio of H. Hoffmann
Date
1939 September 28
Variant Locale
Belostok
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Debra Gierach
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Record last modified: 2006-02-03 00:00:00
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