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An elderly Jew holding a package and a cane walks along a commercial street in the Warsaw ghetto.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 20681

An elderly Jew holding a package and a cane walks along a commercial street in the Warsaw ghetto.

Joest's original caption reads: "It struck me like an image out of the Old Testament--this old man with a small bundle in his arm, walking towards certain death."

Photographer
Heinrich Joest
Date
1941 September 19
Variant Locale
Warszawa
Varshava
Warschau
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Guenther Schwarberg
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Record last modified: 2004-05-10 00:00:00
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