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Two soldiers are taking photos in the Lublin Jewish ghetto, while a third, Johannes Hähle, photographed them when they all made an excursion to the occupied city. (May 1941)
German soldiers taking pictures of Jews in the ghetto
haehle-lublin-may-1941.jpg (535×800) The Wehrmacht encouraged individual photographing and authorized the soldiers to use their personal cameras on the front. And the camera and raw material producers bombed them with advertisements: “Zeiss Tessar for your war memories!” “Voigtländer Kleinbildkamera to the final victory!” “Agfa Photos: a bridge between the front and the homeland!” And the soldiers seized the opportunity in a large number.
Lublin poland 1941
Lublin 1941 Poland
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German troops - Summer 1941, via Flickr.
German soldier. Looks like a corporal, holding his K98 rifle & a stick grenade.
German soldiers - Autumn 1942 by GLORY. The largest archive of german WWII images, via Flickr
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Zamek i fragment nieistniejącego Lublina
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