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Tokio, Japan, Herberts Cukurs in the cockpit of an airplane of his own design on his visit to the Far East, June 10, 1937.

Yad Vashem

Yad Vashem

Herberts Cukurs - Latvian aviator, designer of at least 3 airplanes, member of the Arajs Kommando, responsible for the murder of Latvian Jews. There are sources that connect him to the Rumbula massacre on November 30 1941 and other war crimes. Was assassinated in 1965 in Uruguay.

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  • Title: Tokio, Japan, Herberts Cukurs in the cockpit of an airplane of his own design on his visit to the Far East, June 10, 1937.
  • Location: Tokio,Japan
  • Subject Keywords: Vehicles , Portraits , War criminals , Latvian criminals , Cukurs Herbert
  • Origin: Latvia State Archive of Film, Photo and Audio documents (Latvijas Valsts Kinofotonodokumentu arhive)
  • Name of submitter: Latvia State Archive of Film, Photo and Audio documents (Latvijas Valsts Kinofotonodokumentu arhive)
  • Credit: Yad Vashem
  • Collection: Yad Vashem Photo Archive
  • Archival signature: 9192/712

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