The following images represent a small sample of an extensive photographic history as captured by Dr. Wilhelm Tichauer, a distinguished German-Jewish Doctor and Explorer who lived between 1885 and 1959. A merchant marine Doctor who traveled the world, Wilhelm was a German patriot who survived the First World War as a medical officer and became a prisoner of war, captured by the British in Palestine in 1918. He was shipped off to a POW camp in Alexandria, Egypt and was released upon the conclusion of WWI. Throughout all of this, he traveled with a camera in hand documenting his wild journey's.With the rise of the Third Reich, Dr. Tichauer was forced to flee his homeland in 1936, finding refuge in Uruguay. Family members who stayed behind perished in the Holocaust of World War II. Following the war, Dr. Tichauer moved to the newly established state of Israel.
|Austrian troops march into Grybow, Poland, 1915|
|Grybow, Poland, town square, 1915|