Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

18/10/2012

How Hitler’s PERSONAL photographer captured for history the plight of the Jews in Nazi-occupied Poland. Rare colour album depicts life in the Kutno Ghetto in 1940

The old man looks relaxed, almost happy chatting to the soldiers. He and most of the other Jewish citizens pictured here in 1939 and 1940, are smiling, seemingly pleased to pose for photographer Hugo Jaeger.

Yet we know, 70 years later, that these people, and thousands of others like them, were in fact prisoners, to be despised as ‘rats’ and ‘parasites’ in Nazi propaganda. for more click here

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