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Survivors take down the Nazi eagle that hangs above the entrance to the SS compound in Mauthausen on the day of liberation.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 07765

Survivors take down the Nazi eagle that hangs above the entrance to the SS compound in Mauthausen on the day of liberation.

The white car belongs to the Red Cross. A Red Cross representative and two German SS officers arrived at the camp in this car to surrender Mauthausen to the U.S. Army.

Photographer
Harry Saunders
Date
1945 May 05 - 1945 May 07
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Harry Saunders
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Record last modified: 2002-08-23 00:00:00
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