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Plaszow: Photographs

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  • An SS guard and his dog at Plaszow

  • Jewish prisoners at forced labor in Plaszow

  • Prisoners carry food to other prisoners performing forced labor

  • Plaszow prisoners carry loaves of bread to the Madritch factory where German Army uniforms were made

  • Four prisoners carry food to other prisoners laying railroad tracks in Plaszow

  • Prisoners in Plaszow pull carts to construct the camp’s roads

  • Ukrainian SS personnel and their German officers in Plaszow. These men were used as guards to supplement the German SS staff until the official redesignation of Plaszow as a concentration camp in January 1944. Thereafter, the camp was staffed by 600 men of the SS Totenkopfverbaende (Death Head Units).

  • Jewish women prisoners of Plaszow at forced labor on “Industry Street”

  • Women prisoners in Plaszow at forced labor


Sources: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum