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A corpse lies in an open coffin awaiting burial in the Warsaw ghetto cemetery.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 69996

A corpse lies in an open coffin awaiting burial in the Warsaw ghetto cemetery.

Joest's original caption reads: "It was here that I understood: the boxes were taken to individual graves and the carts with stacked bodies were headed for mass graves."

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: 2006-09-11 00:00:00
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