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A worker in the Jewish cemetery on Okopowa Street tips forward the open coffin of a dead woman to allow Heinrich Joest an opportunity to take pictures.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 32238

A worker in the Jewish cemetery on Okopowa Street tips forward the open coffin of a dead woman to allow Heinrich Joest an opportunity to take pictures.

Joest's caption reads: "The man from the undertaker's office opened the lid from the coffin for me and displayed the dead woman to me like she was a piece of goods."

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: 2012-04-05 00:00:00
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