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Jewish men and boys from Subcarpathian Rus await selection on the ramp at Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 77341

Jewish men and boys from Subcarpathian Rus await selection on the ramp at Auschwitz-Birkenau.

The man in the center wearing glasses is Sigmund Bruck, a mechanical engineer from Tab. Bruck was denounced as a communist, arrested and deported to Nagy Kamizsa. He was eventually sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau and then to Gleiwitz, where he was killed by a guard during an escape attempt. To his left is Mr. Smilazick and his son.

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: 2006-09-27 00:00:00
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