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SS personnel lead Polish women into a forest for execution

Polish women from the Pawiak and Mokotow prisons in nearby Warsaw are led into the Palmiry forest for execution by SS personnel.

The original caption reads: "Their Nazi executioners leading a group of Polish women, according to the information attached to this picture which was just received through Polish sources. Hundreds of cvilians, men, women and even young children are said to be systematically 'eliminated' under the Nazi scheme of things in war-torn Poland".

Palmiry Forest, Poland, October–December 1939. 


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SS personnel lead Polish women into a forest for execution

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