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View of the old town in Oswiecimfrom the river Sola.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 69110

View of the old town in Oswiecimfrom the river Sola.

On the right side there is a Catholic church of Our Lady Help and a carpentry school run by Salesian priests (large building with a tower). On the left, about 200 meters from the church, the former site of the Great Synagogue prior to its destruction by the Germans and some houses of the former Jewish district at Berek Joselewicz Street, the center of the Jewish community .

Date
September 1942
Variant Locale
Auschwitz
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Peter Wirths
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Record last modified: 2014-02-21 00:00:00
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