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An undertaker in the Warsaw ghetto's Jewish cemetery on Okopowa Street lifts the body of a woman for Heinrich Joest to show him how little it weighs.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 32221

An undertaker in the Warsaw ghetto's Jewish cemetery on Okopowa Street lifts the body of a woman for Heinrich Joest to show him how little it weighs.

Joest's caption reads: "The dead were not heavy, as one corpse-bearer showed me - although I had not asked him to - in front of the buildings of the Jewish cemetery."

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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