A picture is worth… another look.

Alfried Felix Alwyn Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, or better known as Alfried Krupp, was a bronze medalist in 8 Meter Class sailing (1936), a Master of Engineering and a World War II criminal for the usage of slave labor in his factories for the purpose of building military equipment for the Nazi regime.

During the early stages of World War II, Alfried’s father, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, created ties with the Nazi regime. He saw the potential in using his steel factories for war time production. Due to his declining health, however, in 1942 Alfried was placed at the head of the business.

For his services in aiding the Nazis as well as aiding the Holocaust via brutal slave labor, Alfried was appointed Minister for Armament and War Production by Adolf Hitler as a gesture of gratitude. The image below shows Alfried Krupp (right) speaking with a politician at an event in 1961.

The photograph is technically well exposed. Most of the people are smiling and it appears to be a fun event. Alfried seems like an ordinary business man.

In 1963, environmental portrait photographer Arnold Newman was assigned to photograph Aflried Krupp. Arnold was Jewish. This link has a brief interview with Arnold regarding his photograph.

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