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Beiträge von:Anna Holzer-Kawałko

Ratibor, Germany, books confiscated by the ERR unit (1939–1945). © FA 1 73/74, Yad Vashem.

Somewhere between 1943 and 1944, Nazi ideologue Alfred Rosenberg must have asked his subordinates to take a picture of the new depot for plundered cultural property in Ratibor. The photograph became both a testimony to Nazi crimes and a part of the commemoration of postwar cultural reconstruction.

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