because they were Jewish…

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They’re smiling. They were completely unaware of the horrors that awaited them.Paris, Sunday March 23, 2014 - Marais 021I think this might be Roman Polanski as a child (with his father) when they were interned in the Krakow ghetto. Polanski, who lives in Paris, oversaw the selection of ghetto photographs for this current exhibition.  His mother was killed in Auschwitz.Paris, Sunday March 23, 2014 - Marais 022Paris, Sunday March 23, 2014 - Marais 023Paris, Sunday March 23, 2014 - Marais 024Paris, Sunday March 23, 2014 - Marais 033

2 thoughts on “because they were Jewish…

  1. Thank you for posting this. It is so easy for the world to forget especially with the number of living survivors dwindling down, leaving no one to tell the story first hand.

    Sherm

  2. Very tastefully photographed and presented. Thank you for posting this. We’ll go to this museum when next in Paris.

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