This item is a photograph of David Gertler with his wife, who is holding a chicken. Gertler was the head of the "Special Department" in the Lodz Ghetto, made up of Jewish police who handled cases of theft and embezzlement.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Poland--Lódz
Jewish police officers
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