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Umschlagplatz (Warsaw) - Deportations from Warsaw to Treblinka

Article about: The Umschlagplatz in Warsaw was the collection point and deportation point for Jews from the Warsaw ghetto to the Operation Reinhard Death Camp Treblinka. It was situated on part of an exisi

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    Default Jüdischer Wohnbezirk or Wohngebiet

    Another photographic example of the German official policy of not calling a Jewish ghetto they set up a "Ghetto" but Jüdischer Wohnbezirk or Wohngebiet or Jewish residential district.

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    Below are two "beautiful" ghetto portraits in which the personalities of the elderly Jewish baker and the young accordion player shine through for the photographer but little did they know for all their smiles to the camera what their ultimate fate was slated to be just a few months after these photos were taken.

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    The above portraits and others from my photographic collection appear in the recent book published in Poland by Wydawnictwo Dragon

    Dzieje Żydów w II Rzeczpospolitej (The history of the Jews in the Second Republic - People, Culture, Tradition)

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    Interesting augmentations, thank you Stefan.
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