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Holocaust & POWs

Ghettos in Poland, Lithuania and Belarus

Ghettos for Jews living in Poland, Lithuania and Belarus were established as soon as the areas were occupied by the Wehrmacht. People were concentrated in walled-off parts of various cities, where they worked as slave laborers, were killed or awaited transport to concentration camps or death camps. Imagery coverage ghettos in six cities illustrate the size and development of these areas.

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