32 Photographs of Porajmos, the World War II Romani Gypsy Genocide
32 Photographs of Porajmos, the World War II Romani Gypsy Genocide

32 Photographs of Porajmos, the World War II Romani Gypsy Genocide

Jacob Miller - July 28, 2017

32 Photographs of Porajmos, the World War II Romani Gypsy Genocide
View of barracks in the Lety internment camp. Lety, Czechoslovakia, wartime. — Museum of Romani Culture
32 Photographs of Porajmos, the World War II Romani Gypsy Genocide
1) Romani (Gypsy) children play outside at the Jargeau internment camp. The camp was established in response to a German order in October 1940 calling for the arrest and confinement in camps of all Frenchmen or foreigners in the Loiret region who did not have a permanent residence. Jargeau, France, 1941-1945. – Centre de recherche et de documentation sur les camps
32 Photographs of Porajmos, the World War II Romani Gypsy Genocide
1) Roma (Gypsies) remove bodies from the Iasi-Calarasi death train during its stop in Tirgu-Frumos. Two trains left Iasi on June 30, 1941, bearing survivors of the pogrom that took place in Iasi on June 28-29. Hundreds of Jews died on the transports aboard crowded, unventilated freight cars in the heat of summer. Romania, July 1, 1941. — Serviciul Roman De Informatii
32 Photographs of Porajmos, the World War II Romani Gypsy Genocide
A Serbian gendarme serving the Serbian puppet government led by Milan Nedia escorts a group of Roma (Gypsies) to their execution. Yugoslavia, ca. 1941-1943. — Muzej Revolucije Narodnosti Jugoslavije
32 Photographs of Porajmos, the World War II Romani Gypsy Genocide
View of the entrance to the Gypsy camp on Brzezinska Street in the Lodz ghetto. Lodz, Poland, 1942. Muzeum Sztuki w Lodzi
32 Photographs of Porajmos, the World War II Romani Gypsy Genocide
A Romani (Gypsy) victim of Nazi medical experiments to make seawater safe to drink. Dachau concentration camp, Germany, 1944. National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md.
32 Photographs of Porajmos, the World War II Romani Gypsy Genocide
A Romani (Gypsy) victim of Nazi medical experiments to make seawater safe to drink. Dachau concentration camp, Germany, 1944. National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md.
32 Photographs of Porajmos, the World War II Romani Gypsy Genocide
Deportation of Romani (Gypsy) families from Vienna to Poland. Austria, between September and December 1939. Dokumentationsarchiv des Oesterreichischen Widerstandes
32 Photographs of Porajmos, the World War II Romani Gypsy Genocide
Forced-labor camp for Roma (Gypsies). Lety, Czechoslovakia, wartime. Sovfoto: Eastfoto
32 Photographs of Porajmos, the World War II Romani Gypsy Genocide
Marzahn, the first internment camp for Roma (Gypsies) in the Third Reich. Germany, date uncertain. Landesarchiv Berlin
32 Photographs of Porajmos, the World War II Romani Gypsy Genocide
Nazi police round up Romani (Gypsy) families from Vienna for deportation to Poland. Austria, September-December 1939. Dokumentationsarchiv des Oesterreichischen Widerstandes
32 Photographs of Porajmos, the World War II Romani Gypsy Genocide
Roma (Gypsies) being deported to Kozare and Jasenovac, both Croatian concentration camps. Yugoslavia, July 1942. Muzej Revolucije Narodnosti Jugoslavije
32 Photographs of Porajmos, the World War II Romani Gypsy Genocide
Romani (Gypsy) inmates at forced labor in Ravensbrueck concentration camp. Germany, between 1941 and 1944. Bildarchiv Preussischer Kulturbesitz
32 Photographs of Porajmos, the World War II Romani Gypsy Genocide
Romani (Gypsy) prisoners line up for roll call in the Dachau concentration camp. Germany, June 20, 1938. KZ Gedenkstaette Dachau
32 Photographs of Porajmos, the World War II Romani Gypsy Genocide
Romani (Gypsy) women and children interned in the Rivesaltes transit camp. France, spring 1942. US Holocaust Memorial Museum
32 Photographs of Porajmos, the World War II Romani Gypsy Genocide
Identification pictures of a Romani (Gypsy) woman interned in the Auschwitz camp. Poland, ca. 1944. Federation Nationale des Deportes et Internes Resistants et Patriots

 

Sources For Further Reading:

European Roma Right Center – Germany’s Policies Toward Sinti And Roma: Living Apartheid?

European Roma Right Center – Being A “Gypsy”: The Worst Social Stigma In Romania

Yesterday UK – Outsiders In Nazi Germany

National WWII Museum – The Bavarian Precedent: The Roma in European Culture

Encyclopedia Britannica – The Einsatzgruppen And Their Fellow Mobile Killers

Richard Rhodes – Masters of Death: The SS-Einsatzgruppen and the Invention of the Holocaust

Holocaust Memorial Day Trust – Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month

Time Magazine – The Persecution of the Roma Is Often Left Out of the Holocaust Story. Victims’ Families Are Fighting to Change That

Aljazeera – Roma Holocaust: Amid Rising Hate, ‘Forgotten’ Victims Remembered

United Nations – Forgotten Victims: The Nazi Genocide of the Roma and the Sinti

History of Yesterday – The Holocaust Victims We Don’t Talk About

DW – Himmler’s ‘Auschwitz decree’ to exterminate Roma and Sinti

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