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A sign in German and Polish posted at entrance 2 to the Warsaw ghetto reads, "Area closed because of epidemic. Only through traffic permitted."

Photograph | Photograph Number: 69961

A sign in German and Polish posted at entrance 2 to the Warsaw ghetto reads, "Area closed because of epidemic. Only through traffic permitted."

Joest's original caption reads: "No one drew back in fear from the terrifying sign 'Epidemic Quarantine Area' posted at the entrances to the Ghetto. 'Aryan' Poles were allowed to pass through; Jews were not."

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: 2006-04-10 00:00:00
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