PHOTOS :  THE GOOD DOCTOR OF WARSAW

The photo of Sophia that Misha carried in his wallet, not knowing if she was alive, taken for her forged identity papers in the Warsaw ghetto.

The photo of Sophia that Misha carried in his wallet, not knowing if she was alive, taken for her forged identity papers in the Warsaw ghetto.

Dr Janusz Korczak and the children in the playground at the summer camp.

Dr Janusz Korczak and the children in the playground at the summer camp.

A holiday before the war and internment in the ghetto. Dr Korczak in a white hat, Misha to his left. To Korczak's right, Saba, who also worked in the home in the ghetto and went to Treblinka with the children. Next to her Sammy Gogol who survived Auschwitz thanks to the harmonica that Korczak gave him.

A holiday before the war and internment in the ghetto. Dr Korczak in a white hat, Misha to his left. To Korczak's right, Saba, who also worked in the home in the ghetto and went to Treblinka with the children. Next to her Sammy Gogol who survived Auschwitz thanks to the harmonica that Korczak gave him.

Misha and Sophia in 1945

Misha and Sophia in 1945

Sammy Gogol on harmonica, Korczak on kazoo. 

Sammy Gogol on harmonica, Korczak on kazoo. 

Sabina on the right with her friend Marysia.

Sabina on the right with her friend Marysia.

The ghetto gate at Chlodna Street.

The ghetto gate at Chlodna Street.

Homeless children within the ghetto.

Homeless children within the ghetto.

Erwin Baum.

Erwin Baum.

The Polish First Army reach Little Rose Summer Camp in 1944 and pass the steeple where Hitler looked out at Warsaw as it fell in 1939.

The Polish First Army reach Little Rose Summer Camp in 1944 and pass the steeple where Hitler looked out at Warsaw as it fell in 1939.

Warsaw 1945.

Warsaw 1945.

The home at Krochmalna Street today.

The home at Krochmalna Street today.

Yitzhak, a friend of Korczak and Misha, who led the Dror Commune in the ghetto and was instrumental in the uprising.

Yitzhak, a friend of Korczak and Misha, who led the Dror Commune in the ghetto and was instrumental in the uprising.

Misha's sister Niura.

Misha's sister Niura.

 
 
 
The photo that Misha gave Sophia in the ghetto.

The photo that Misha gave Sophia in the ghetto.

Korczak and Stepha in the garden at Little Rose Summer camp.

Korczak and Stepha in the garden at Little Rose Summer camp.

Peeling potatoes.

Peeling potatoes.

Misha, Korczak and the children sharing a joke.

Misha, Korczak and the children sharing a joke.

The home on Krochmalna Street that still stands today.

The home on Krochmalna Street that still stands today.

The bridge built to join the two sections of the ghetto with the Aryan tramway passing beneath. 

The bridge built to join the two sections of the ghetto with the Aryan tramway passing beneath. 

Korczak sewing  while sick in bed.

Korczak sewing  while sick in bed.

A photo of Krystyna, Sophia's sister, taken after the war.

A photo of Krystyna, Sophia's sister, taken after the war.

The memorial stone at Treblinka to Janusz Korczak and the children.

The memorial stone at Treblinka to Janusz Korczak and the children.

Professor Kotarbinski who refused to sit while giving university lectures in protest at the 'Ghetto benches.'  

Professor Kotarbinski who refused to sit while giving university lectures in protest at the 'Ghetto benches.'