Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

14/11/2012

Inside a doomed ghetto: Chilling images of the Jews of Lublin captured on film by German soldiers

Squeezed into a cattle truck under the watchful gaze of Nazi soldiers, this haunting photograph captures Polish Jews being expelled from their homes at the outset of what was to become the deadliest phase of the Holocaust.

Part of a collection that has come to light for the first time in around 70 years, the picture is believed to have been taken in 1941 as German forces established Lublin Ghetto in east Poland, confining the district’s Jewish community of around 40,000 into a single, tightly packed area. for more click here

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