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An emaciated survivor who was imprisoned for five weeks in the Breendonck concentration camp. His weight fell from 90 to 47 kilos due to the starvation diet he was fed.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 81818

An emaciated survivor who was imprisoned for five weeks in the Breendonck concentration camp. His weight fell from 90 to 47 kilos due to the starvation diet he was fed.

The original caption reads, "Photograph of M.F. Van Hoecke, aged 52, taken after the liberation of Brussels. Van Hoecke was imprisoned for 5 1/2 months in Breendonck. Note the wound on his right hand and legs."

Date
October 1944 - November 1944
Variant Locale
Breendonck
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Paul Hartman
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Record last modified: 2006-10-26 00:00:00
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