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Oswiecim, Poland, 1939, German engineers repairing a bridge over the Sola River.

Yad Vashem

Yad Vashem

The bridge was built in 1924. In 1939, the Polish army bombed the bridge while retreating from the city of Oswiecim in order to prevent the German army from reaching the other side.

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  • Title: Oswiecim, Poland, 1939, German engineers repairing a bridge over the Sola River.
  • Location: Oświęcim,Poland
  • Subject Keywords: Bridges , German soldiers
  • Origin: Morislaw Ganobis
  • Name of submitter: Miroslaw Ganobis
  • Credit: Yad Vashem
  • Collection: Yad Vashem Photo Archive
  • Archival signature: 5633/11

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