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יד ושם And These are Their Names... Identifying the Death March Victims Buried in a Mass Grave in Poland

Photographs of the Unveiling Ceremony of the Memorial

The train tracks in Auschwitz-Birkenau II. The entrance gate to the camp is in the background.
A view towards the concentration and death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau II
A wreath laid by the advanced interdivision course of the Israel Security Agency in the women's block in Birkenau. In this block the course members heard the story of Hana Weiss, a survivor of the camp who accompanied the group as survivor witness.
The priest Roman Laksa, Hana Weiss, a survivor of Auschwitz-Birkenau who accompanied the group and residents of Książenice during the unveiling ceremony in the cemetery.
Members of the advanced interdivision course of the Israel Security Agency in the Książenice cemetery.
The gravestone, engraved with the prisoner numbers of the victims,  that stands over the mass grave in the Książenice cemetery. The gravestone was erected in 1965.
The gravestone with the prisoner numbers alongside two additional memorials which give the names and identities of the murder victims. The photograph was taken moments before the beginning of the unveiling ceremony.
The two new memorial stones which were inaugurated during the ceremony. Right: A memorial listing the names of the prisoners who have been identified. Left: A memorial detailing the death march, the murder that took place in Mlyny and how they were brought to the mass grave.
The memorial detailing the death march, the murder that took place in Mlyny and how they were brought to the mass grave. The text is in Hebrew, English and Polish. At the bottom of the memorial are the symbols of the Israel Security Agency and the State of Israel.
The gravestone with the prisoner numbers alongside two additional memorials which give the names and identities of the murder victims. The photograph was taken moments before the beginning of the unveiling ceremony.
The priest of Książenice, Roman Laksa, during the unveiling ceremony.
The priest of Książenice, Roman Laksa, during the unveiling ceremony.
A special vitrine containing memorial candles lit by members of the Israel Security Agency near the memorials.
The priest of Książenice, Roman Laksa, during the unveiling ceremony.
David Pastel, the grandson of David Pastel, one of the victims of the death march who is buried in this grave. During the ceremony, David recited the Kaddish prayer in memory of his grandfather and spoke on behalf of the family, ten members of which took part in the ceremony.
The memorial erected over the mass grave with the names of the victims who have been identified engraved alongside the numbers of those who have not yet been identified.
Hana Weiss, a survivor of Auschwitz, who accompanied the members of the advanced interdivision course of the Israel Security Agency as a survivor witness.
Emanuel Pastel-Saada with her husband Daniel Saada. Emmanuelle is David Pastel's granddaughter, one of the victims of the death march.