University of Minnesota
Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies


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  • Farewell, angel of peace

    Farewell, angel of peace

    angel of peace

    23.6 x 19.7 inches

    Number Four of the Cycle

    On July 22 of 1942 the order was given that all inhabitants of the ghetto were to be resettled in the east.

    Engel des Friedens, leb wohl! Bleib wie du bist, Schwester.
    Farewell, angel of peace; may life be good to you. Dear sister, always be as you are now.

    Korczak's Ghetto daybook
    (Marina Falska, his former colleague)

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