US Army poster confronting German civilians with the atrocities at Ohrdruf concentration camp
- Alternate Title
- Ihr Sollt es Wissen
You Should Know
Ohrdruf (Concentration camp);
- Object Type
Posters, American (lcsh)
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of David Dembowitz
Poster titled "You Should Know" printed by the United States Army to confront German citizens about the atrocities at Ohrdruf concentration camp, the first camp ligerated by US soldiers.
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Also in Morris Dembowitz collection
The collection consists of a poster, documents, and photographic prints relating to the discovery of Gardelegen and Ohrdruf concentration camps in Germany and a letter attesting to the origin of the "Treblinka Song" record.
Consists of enlarged original photographic prints with original captions in English and German taken by members of the Ninth Army, United States military, in the aftermath of the Gardelegen atrocity. Includes photographs of victims of the massacre and of the burial of the corpses. Also includes a letter, dated 24 December 1946 and signed by "A. Kamerman," regarding a recording of the "Treblinka Song" by two children; the letter accompanied the original phonograph of this recording.