"Czarny Böhm" taken from the Kulisiewicz Collection at the USHMM, courtesy of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum (www.ushmm.org).

The Polish song 'Czarny Böhm' (Black Böhm) was written in 1942 and based on the melody of a Ukrainian folk song. Its subject is the commander of the crematorium in Sachsenhausen, who would boast constantly of the people he had burned.