|Born: Joe Julius Heydecker |
Other: Joe J. Heydecker
|Dates: ||1916, 13 February - 1997|
|Born: ||Germany, Nürnberg|
|Died: ||Austria, Vienna|
|Active: ||Germany / Poland|
Journalist and photographer. During the Second World War In 1941 he served in a Propagandakompanie and was stationed in Warsaw where he took over a thousand photographs of military life including an important series of 42 photographs taken between 11 November 1941 and 14 April 1942 in the Warsaw Ghetto. Shortly after that he was assigned to PK 689 in the Smolensk region. After the war he covered the Nuremberg Trials before moving to South America where the photographs he had taken in Warsaw were presented. He moved to Brazil in the early 1960's and returned to Europe in the mid-1980's.
[With thanks to Krystyna Piórkowska, March 2013]
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