Johann Niemann at the Sobibor killing center

Johann Niemann at the Sobibor killing center

A group photograph with Johann Niemann (third from left) standing in front of the old officers' dining room (known as the "Kasino") in Sobibor, spring 1943. There is a well in the foreground of the picture.

Behind the dining room, the roof the first assembly point for deportees arriving at Sobibor is visible.

This image comes from an album and collection kept by Johann Niemann, who became deputy commandant of the Sobibor killing center after holding positions in the "euthanasia" program and in other camps.


  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum collection, gift of Bildungswerk Stanislaw-Hantz
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