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A boy at work burying bodies in the Warsaw ghetto cemetery pauses for Heinrich Joest to photograph him.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 32231

A boy at work burying bodies in the Warsaw ghetto cemetery pauses for Heinrich Joest to photograph him.

Joest's caption reads: "Himself still half a child, this youth belonged to the Jewish corpse-bearers: he showed me how he took hold of the corpses with his remarkable gloves, pulled them to the edge of the grave and let them slide down."

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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