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Four survivors of the Lodz ghetto pose in front of a truck labeled "The Happy Boys" in a DP camp in Germany.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 27138

Four survivors of the Lodz ghetto pose in front of a truck labeled "The Happy Boys" in a DP camp in Germany.

First and second from the left are Leon Kniker (now Kent) and Romek Kniker (now Kent), the donor's brothers.

"The Happy Boys" was a swing and jazz band which performed at DP camps throughout Germany from 1945-49. Many of its members had previously been musicians in the Lodz ghetto.

Date
1946 April 06
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Regina Kniker Kopelman
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Record last modified: 2007-02-21 00:00:00
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