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Rafael Scharf Discusses the Warsaw Ghetto.

This year marked the 50th Anniversary of the uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto. Terry talks with Rafael Scharf, one of the founders of "The Jewish Quarterly," a London literary and political magazine. He's compiled a new book of photographs, "In The Warsaw Ghetto Summer 1941," (Aperture). The photographs were all taken one summer day in 1941 by German soldier and have never been published before. He also has papers and diaries from the Ghetto which document daily life there. Scharf was born in Poland, but left the country shortly before World War II.

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A German Soldier Documents the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Today is the 50th Anniversary of the beginning of the uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto. Terry talks with Rafael Scharf. He's compiled a new book of photographs, "In The Warsaw Ghetto Summer 1940." The photographs were taken one summer day in 1941 by German soldier and have never been published before. Scharf was born in Poland, but left the country shortly before World War II. He is one of the founders of "The Jewish Quarterly," a London literary and political magazine. Many of his relatives were killed during the Holocaust.

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