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Object ID

2015.2.193

Object Name

Print, Photographic

Date

1942

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Description

Front: Black and white photograph showing seven soldiers next fo a field of corn using rifles to shoot at a group of men with their backs turned.Back: Includes pencil markings, blue hand stamps, orange writing.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Photograph of civilians before firing squad from Ukranian Archives.It is not clear from this photo if these "soldiers" are Germans, German Order Police, or possibly "Schutzmannschaften", or collaborationist auxiliary police working under the Germans; e.g., Lithuanian, Ukrainian, etc. auxiliary police. Nor is it clear from this photo who the civilians are: Jews, partisans, etc.

Dimensions

3 1/4 x 4 1/2"

Keywords

German Soldiers, Death, Corn, Ukraine

Holocaust in Ukraine:  Soldiers Prepare to Shoot Civilians

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