Margarita and Rudolf’s wedding photo from March 18, 1944. — © Wienbibliothek im Rathaus
Wilhelm Brasse had taken tens of thousands of photos in Auschwitz. He had fond memories of only a handful of them. Like that of Rudolf Friemel and Margarita Ferrer, the only couple to ever get married in the extermination camp. Nine months after the ceremony, Friemel was hanged because he wanted to escape to be with his wife. The tragic story is told in detail for the first time in an exhibition at the Vienna City Library.
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