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Messages scrawled by Jewish prisoners on a wall inside Fort IX, shortly before their execution.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 81150

Messages scrawled by Jewish prisoners on a wall inside Fort IX, shortly before their execution.

George Kadish photographed the writings on the walls of the prison after liberation. One of the messages reads: "On July 4th, 84 men were brought from Vilna; 60 were killed right away (shot) and burned, 82 were shot later."

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: 2003-03-18 00:00:00
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