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Gravediggers unload bodies from a cart into a mass grave in the Warsaw ghetto cemetery.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 32218

Gravediggers unload bodies from a cart into a mass grave in the Warsaw ghetto cemetery.

Joest's caption reads: "The corpse-carriers took the naked bodies from the cart and threw them into the grave. For this work they wore rubber-gloves, which I first thought were made out of wood."

Photographer
Heinrich Joest
Date
1941 September 19
Variant Locale
Warszawa
Varshava
Warschau
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Guenther Schwarberg
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Record last modified: 2004-02-13 00:00:00
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