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Text only sign found at Ebensee concentration camp crematorium by an American soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1993.24.1

Sign found by Sidney Bruskin, an American soldier, at the liberation at Ebensee concentration camp. The sign was removed from above an oven door inside the crematorium. The text is an epitaph expressing a wish for cremation. Bruskin served with the 80th Infantry Division Counter Intelligence Corps.

Date
1945 May 06  (found)
Geography
found : Ebensee (Concentration camp); Nordhausen (Thuringia, Germany)
Language
German
Classification
Posters
Category
War propaganda
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Sydney Bruskin
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:06:43
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