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Auschwitz Is The Inevitable Result Of Fascism

Czesława Kwoka was a 14 year old girl who was murdered by the Nazis because she was Polish.

Auschwitz inmate and Polish photographer Wilhelm Brasse said the following about Kwoka:

“She was so young and so terrified. The girl didn't understand why she was there and she couldn't understand what was being said to her.

So this woman Kapo (a prisoner overseer) took a stick and beat her about the face. This German woman was just taking out her anger on the girl. Such a beautiful young girl, so innocent. She cried but she could do nothing.

Before the photograph was taken, the girl dried her tears and the blood from the cut on her lip. To tell you the truth, I felt as if I was being hit myself but I couldn't interfere. It would have been fatal for me. You could never say anything.”

​The photo identifies Kwoka as a 'Pole'.

Czesława KwokaCourtesy of Wilhelm Brasse

Czesława KwokaCourtesy of Wilhelm Brasse

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