Witnessing the Robbing of the Jews

Witnessing the Robbing of the Jews

A Photographic Album, Paris, 1940–1944

Paperback228pp Illustrated252x252mm

9780253017444     Product Code: 506458


When the Germans occupied Paris in 1940, it was not only the city’s art treasures that aroused their greed, but the belongings of ordinary people, especially Jews. A photograph album discovered in German archives systematically recorded the pillage. Reproduced here with an informative commentary, it offers a chilling insight into the relation between greed and mass destruction, as furniture, toys, saucepans and bedlinen are loaded into crates and trucks by Nazi officers, French collaborators and prisoners from the camps.

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