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A painting by artist Sophia Kalski entitled "Death of the Matyrs."

Photograph | Photograph Number: N10932

A painting by artist Sophia Kalski entitled "Death of the Matyrs."

The artist writes "In the beginning of January 1943, there was an aktion in the Lwow ghetto in a house near us. He decided to die and not to be caught by the Germans. All the entrances to the building were sealed and they didn't let the Germans enter. The Germans set the house on fire with all the people inside."

Date
1985
Variant Locale
Lwow
Lviv
Lemberg
Ukraine
Photo Designation
ART -- Contemporary
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Sophia Kalski
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Record last modified: 2005-06-27 00:00:00
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