German Wehrmacht soldiers pause en route to the Battle of Moscow. Temperatures drop to as low as and the Germans are ill-equipped for the Russian winter, with jackets made of light wool and leather boots with no insulation.
In late 1943 the Nazis began to liquidate the ghetto, deporting many to concentration camps. In March 1944 the SS dragged all children under the age of 12 from homes and hiding paces. This so-called "Children's Action" claimed 1300 lives.
For having a relationship with someone who the Nazi’s considered untermensch (subhuman), she was punished publicly. It’s very reminiscent of the French and Dutch resistance sought to do their countrymen who had collaborated with their German occupiers.