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Jews from Subcarpathian Rus undergo a selection on the ramp at Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 77234

Jews from Subcarpathian Rus undergo a selection on the ramp at Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Pictured in front holding a riding crop may be either SS Unterscharfuehrer Wilhelm Emmerich or SS Haupsturmfuehrer Georg Hoecker assisted by the Jewish prisoner Hans Schorr. Also pictured are Norbert Lopper and Irena Fogel (later Weiss) is pictured in the front second from left, facing forward.

Additional individuals have been identified in the center of the photograph: Hinda Lazarowitz, Pepe Hershkowitz (Apperman), and Gittel (Gail) Hershkowitz (Brandwein).

Photographer
Bernhardt Walter/Ernst Hofmann
Date
May 1944
Variant Locale
Brzezinka
Birkenau
Auschwitz III
Monowitz
Auschwitz II
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Yad Vashem (Public Domain)
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Record last modified: 2015-03-25 00:00:00
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