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Belchatow, Poland, 18/03/1942, Ten hanged Jews on a gallows.

Yad Vashem

Yad Vashem

The victims are according to the testimony of Elkanan Pszobilski (YVA M.1E/953):
Izel Wolfewitsh, Leibish Feldman, Izak Grinbaum, Fild Mendel, Jacob Erlich, Moshe Toibe, Michael Landa, Chaim Shapira, Yerachmiel Beim, Moshe Wolfewitsh.

According to the Belchatow Yizkor book they were:
Yankel Ehrlich, former bank employee and member of the Judenrat, Mendel Feld, a manufacturer, Chaim Shapiro, a business man, Moishe Wolfowicz, a butcher, Leibl Pelcman, a butcher (yidl), Moishe Lazerowicz, also a butcher, Moishe Aaron Taub, a fisherman, Yerachmiel Baum, a weaver, Yitzchok Eliahu Greenbaum, a business man and Leibish Michal Landau, a weaver.

According to the testimony of Nathan Lazarowicz (provided by Avraham Lazarowicz) who witnessed the hanging, the 5th man from left is his brother Yehuda Lazarowicz.

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  • Title: Belchatow, Poland, 18/03/1942, Ten hanged Jews on a gallows.
  • Location: Bełchatow,Poland
  • Subject Keywords: Judenrat , Hangings , Mass murders
  • Credit: Yad Vashem
  • Collection: Yad Vashem Photo Archive
  • Archival signature: 145BO1


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