People From ywiec County: People From ywiec, Wilhelm Brasse, Tomasz Adamek, Tadeusz Pieronek, J zef Juraszek lopek, Agata Wr bel Books LLC

ISBN: 9781158108015

Published: June 13th 2010

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40 pages


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People From ywiec County: People From ywiec, Wilhelm Brasse, Tomasz Adamek, Tadeusz Pieronek, J zef Juraszek lopek, Agata Wr bel  by  Books LLC

People From ywiec County: People From ywiec, Wilhelm Brasse, Tomasz Adamek, Tadeusz Pieronek, J zef Juraszek lopek, Agata Wr bel by Books LLC
June 13th 2010 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 40 pages | ISBN: 9781158108015 | 9.21 Mb

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Excerpt: Wilhelm Brasse (born 3 December 1917) is a Polish man who became known as the famous photographer of Auschwitz- his life and work are the subject of the 2005 Polish television documentary film The Portraitist (Potrecista), which first aired in the Proud to Present series on the Polish TVP1 on January 1, 2006. After the 1939 German invasion of Poland and occupation of ywiec, Brasses home town in southern Poland, he was interrogated by the Schutzstaffel (SS), refused to swear allegiance to Hitler, and was imprisoned for three months.

After his release, still refusing to capitulate, he fled but was captured at the PolishHungarian border and deported to KL Auschwitz-Birkenau as prisoner number 3444. Trained before the beginning of World War II as a portrait photographer at his aunts studio, he was ordered by his SS supervisors to photograph prisoners work, criminal medical experiments, portraits of the prisoners for the files. Brasse has estimated that he took 40,000 to 50,000 identity pictures from 1940 until 1945, before being moved to another concentration camp in Austria, where he was liberated by the American forces in May 1945.

While most of Brasses photographs did not survive, some are on display in the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum and at Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Martyrs and Heroes Remembrance Authority, Israels official memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust. His photographs inspired Painting Czesawa Kwoka (2007), which won a literary award.

Descended from Austrian colonists, Wilhelm Brasse was born to a German father and a Polish mother in ywiec, Poland, on... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=19080199



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