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An American soldier examines markings on prisoners' clothing in Natzweiler-Struthof.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 45043

An American soldier examines markings on prisoners' clothing in Natzweiler-Struthof.

The "N N" on the back of the shirt he is holding stands for "Nacht und Nebel" (Night and Fog). NN prisoners were interned for acts of resistance and were executed under orders of a Hitler Decree.

Date
1944 December 01 - 1944 December 15
Locale
Natzweiler-Struthof, [Bas-Rhin] France
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park
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Record last modified: 2018-02-13 00:00:00
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