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Jews from Subcarpathian Rus who have been selected for death at Auschwitz-Birkenau, wait in a clearing near a grove of trees before being led to the gas chambers.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 77314

Jews from Subcarpathian Rus who have been selected for death at Auschwitz-Birkenau, wait in a clearing near a grove of trees before being led to the gas chambers.

Pictured on the bottom row from left to right: Reuven and Gershon Fogel, their mother Laja Mermelstein Fogel, Tauba Mermelstein, Tauba's daughter and her granddaughters one of whom was named Gerti. The Mermelsteins were from Mukacevo.

Photographer
Bernhardt Walter/Ernst Hofmann
Date
May 1944
Locale
Auschwitz, [Upper Silesia] Poland
Variant Locale
Brzezinka
Birkenau
Auschwitz III
Monowitz
Auschwitz II
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Yad Vashem (Public Domain)
 
Record last modified: 2020-06-02 00:00:00
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