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Grave of a Polish patriot was was shot and buried next to the American Embassy.

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    Grave of a Polish patriot was was shot and buried next to the American Embassy.
    Grave of a Polish patriot was was shot and buried next to the American Embassy.

The original caption reads: "The five pictures on this page are very depressing.  I took them to show bodies being exhumed after the war in Warsaw from their burial places which were most anyplace after they were shot and killed."

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    Grave of a Polish patriot was was shot and buried next to the American Embassy.

    The original caption reads: "The five pictures on this page are very depressing. I took them to show bodies being exhumed after the war in Warsaw from their burial places which were most anyplace after they were shot and killed."
    Date
    December 1945
    Locale
    Warsaw, Poland
    Variant Locale
    Warszawa
    Varshava
    Warschau
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Antionette Powell

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    Photo Source
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Copyright: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Provenance: Antionette Powell
    Source Record ID: Collections: 2007.466

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    Biography
    Stephen Olesnevich was the father of the donor. He served as Vice Consul of the United States in Warsaw, Poland between between 1945 and 1946.
    Record last modified:
    2015-04-30 00:00:00
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