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Under the supervision of a Soviet policeman, the charred remains of Jews from the Kovno ghetto are carried on a makeshift stretcher to a mass grave. The man in the foreground appears to be a German POW. Behind him is Moshe Volbershteyn, a member of the Zionist underground who is working for the Chevre Kaddisha, Jewish burial society.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 81123

Under the supervision of a Soviet policeman, the charred remains of Jews from the Kovno ghetto are carried on a makeshift stretcher to a mass grave. The man in the foreground appears to be a German POW. Behind him is Moshe Volbershteyn, a member of the Zionist underground who is working for the Chevre Kaddisha, Jewish burial society.

Photographer
George Kadish/Zvi Kadushin
Date
August 1944
Variant Locale
Kauen
Kovno
Kowno
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of George Kadish/Zvi Kadushin
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Record last modified: 1998-05-27 00:00:00
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