Photo of the Deportation of Erzurum Armenians

Photo of the Deportation of Erzurum Armenians – July 1915

This photo pictures an episode of the forcible deportation of Erzurum Armenians to Mesopotamia. The picture was taken by Austrian biologist Viktor Pichman (1881-1956) near the village of Sushekhir. From 1914 until the end of World War I, by the orders of the German government, Viktor Pichman participated in the formation of mountain rifle military …

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