Corpses at Ohrdruf Concentration Camp; atrocities
- Event Date
- 1945 April 07
Bad Lippspringe, Germany
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
German Atrocities, Ohrdruf, Germany, April 7, 1945. MPs herding civilians of Ohrdruf through shed to view bodies of victims. Germans reluctant to enter shed. Taken to outdoor crematorium. CUs, charred bodies lying in piles in mud. MCUs bodies stacked in shed. Civilians shocked.
4th Division Finds Victims of Atrocity, Ohrdruf, Germany, April 7, 1945. Corpses scattered around camp grounds. MS officer looks into shed and sees piles of dead bodies. Officer speaks to remaining prisoners who hid in woods until Germans left. MS victim of malnutrition.
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