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An aerial reconnaissance photograph of the Neuengamme concentration camp.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 08755

An aerial reconnaissance photograph of the Neuengamme concentration camp.
Flying Organization 19B5; Mission: 9033/2-1; Scale: 1/40,600; Altitude: 20,300';

One of a series of aerial photographs taken by Allied reconnaissance units under the command of the U.S. Army Air Force. The photos were used to plan bombing raids, determine the accuracy of bombing sorties, or make damage assessments. A typical sortie employed two cameras equipped with lenses of different focal lengths.

Date
1945 June 20
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park
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Record last modified: 1998-03-23 00:00:00
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