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[Three men playing cards, Czechoslovakia]
Swann Galleries - New York
21 February 2019, Photographs: Art & Visual Culture, Auction: 2499, Lot: 73
Prior to the outbreak of World War II Bourke-White traveled to Europe to record the rapidly increasing oppression of Nazism, and its effect on the population. On March 15, 1939 the Germans annexed Czechoslovakia; the occupation ended with Germany's surrender in 1945.