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Major J.W. Bost of the 35th Infantry Division, Ninth U.S. Army, interrogates Lieutenant Herman Meyer (left), who was a Nazi storm trooper at the Lahde concentration camp near Hanover, Germany. Bost is holding a leather thong whip which Meyer said he used only to "beat rugs." Liberated prisoners claimed he used it to whip the prisoners.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 11801

Major J.W. Bost of the 35th Infantry Division, Ninth U.S. Army, interrogates Lieutenant Herman Meyer (left), who was a Nazi storm trooper at the Lahde concentration camp near Hanover, Germany. Bost is holding a leather thong whip which Meyer said he used only to "beat rugs." Liberated prisoners claimed he used it to whip the prisoners.

Date
1945 May 04
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park
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