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Articles with tag 'Wilhelm Brasse'

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The Duty of History

Our first association with gypsy girls is often those mediocre paintings of a woman with voluminous raven hair, flashing eyes and a bosom yearning for freedom. But in the photo of four young gypsy girls that Wilhelm Brasse made in Auschwitz at the end of 1944, there is no trace of such pseudo romance.