War Crimes Commission: Nordhausen Concentration Camp
- Event Date
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
"Nordhausen Concentration Camp" Views of the camp where slave laborers, unfit for work, were kept. The camp is liberated by the 3rd Armored Div, First US Army. INT building, there are a few living among the pile of bodies. Soldiers carry survivors out. CU, surviving inmates. One man clasps his hands in gratitude as he is lifted onto a stretcher. Inmate eating soup; inmates helped into ambulances; Red Cross truck. 600 Germans are ordered to bury the dead. Army priest administers last rites. 2500 are placed in graves. U.S. soldiers look into mass grave/pit of bodies.
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