Photograph taken by Hans Sönnke in 1939. Image maintained by the German Federal Archives. Online, courtesy Wikimedia Commons.
The surging mass of people
attempted to storm the lifeboats,
hardly anyone hearing the command:
"women and children first."
The night was freezing cold as an estimated 10,582 people (perhaps more) were crammed into the Wilhelm Gustloff.
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