This is a shop producing wooden shoes, one of several German enterprises in the Warsaw ghetto equipped with machinery and raw materials stolen from the Jews. With the aid of practically unpaid Jewish slave labor, ghetto factories filled orders for the German war economy.
Photo credit: Meczenstwo Walka, Zaglada Zydów Polsce 1939-1945. Poland. No. 123.
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