Facebook
Twitter

Stroop Photos - Stroop Observes Destruction

Stroop Photos - Stroop Observes Destruction Visual Arts Famous Historical Events Tragedies and Triumphs World History World War II

This photo depicts SS General Jürgen Stroop, in charge of the Warsaw-Ghetto operation.  Wearing a field cap, he is looking at the results of the ghetto's destruction.

The original caption, in the Stroop Report, states: "Der Führer der Großaktion."  In English, that means: 

The leader of the large-scale action

Click on the image for a larger view.


Media Credits

Image, courtesy U.S. National Archives, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Photograph #26572.

PD

 

To cite this story (For MLA citation guidance see easybib or OWL ):

"Stroop Photos - Stroop Observes Destruction" AwesomeStories.com. Oct 07, 2013. Jan 16, 2018.
       <http://www.awesomestories.com/asset/view/Stroop-Photos-Stroop-Observes-Destruction>.
Awesome Stories Silver or Gold Membership Required
Awesome Stories Silver or Gold Membership Required
Show tooltips