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Birkenau, Poland, Rabbi Leib Weiss and his son Shlomo from the Tacovo Ghetto, standing on the platform, 27/05/1944

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The man in the foreground is Rabbi Leib Weiss from the Tacovo Ghetto, behind him is his son Shlomo Weiss. Both perished. Rabbi Leib Weiss was 78 years old when he arrived at the camp. Itzo Einhorn appears to the left.

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  • Title: Birkenau, Poland, Rabbi Leib Weiss and his son Shlomo from the Tacovo Ghetto, standing on the platform, 27/05/1944
  • Location: Poland
  • Subject Keywords: Badge of shame , Rabbis , Camps , Elderly , Railroad cars , Transports
  • Photographer: SS photographers E. Hoffmann & B. Walter
  • Origin: Lili Jacob
  • Name of submitter: Lili Jacob
  • Description: Photographs documenting the arrival process of Hungarian Jews from the Tet Ghetto in Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp during the second half of 1944. A smaller album with photographs of Himmler's visit to Auschwitz and to smaller sub-camps is appended.
  • Credit: Public Domain
  • Archival signature: 4522
  • Album number: FA268/100 , FA268/0
  • Album Title: An album known as "The Auschwitz Album" of photos taken by SS photographers in Auschwitz-Birkenau during the arrival of a transport of Hungarian Jews, 1944.

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