Their Last Steps
Their Last Steps by David Olère. 1946, 33x41 cm, Olère Family.
ThreeMuselmänner support each other as they falter toward the gas chamber. Muselmannwas the camp term for those whose physical and mental exhaustion made them candidates for "selection."
David Olère: L'Oeil du Témoin/The Eyes of a Witness. New York: The Beate Klarsfeld Foundation, 1989, p. 25.
Reprinted with permission from the Beate Klarsfeld Foundation.
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