WE HAVE NOT FORGOTTEN
During the last war the German authorities issued orders forbidding the photographing of executions, of the questioning of arrested persons, of round-ups and concentration camps.
Despite this, quite a number of photographs remained from that period.
Who made these photographs?
The Germans took pictures, in many cases the hangmen themselves, for their own collections.
But Poles too – camp inmates – made snapshots, at the risk of their lives, as did accidental witnesses of Nazi crimes.
The carefully hidden photographs of partisan units provide a picture of our fight for liberation.
This album contains close to 300 documentary photographs depicting the sufferings and struggle of the Polish people in the years 1939-1945.