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The death train in Dachau.

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    The death train in Dachau.
    The death train in Dachau.

    Overview

    Caption
    The death train in Dachau.
    Photographer
    Albert Abramson
    Date
    1945 April 30
    Locale
    Dachau, [Bavaria] Germany
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Albert Abramson
    Event History
    The Dachau death train consisted of nearly forty railcars containing the bodies of between 2,000 and 3,000 prisoners who were evacuated from Buchenwald on April 7, 1945. The train arrived in Dachau on the afternoon of April 28.

    [Source: "Allemagne, avril-mai 1945: Photographies d'Eric Schwab." Centre historique des Archives nationales, Paris 2003, p. 52.]

    https://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005162.

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    Photo Source
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Copyright: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Provenance: Albert Abramson

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    Record last modified:
    1996-05-15 00:00:00
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