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Assisted by two other men, a survivor holds up his shirt to display his emaciated condition in the newly liberated Buchenwald concentration camp.

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    Assisted by two other men, a survivor holds up his shirt to display his emaciated condition in the newly liberated Buchenwald concentration camp.
    Assisted by two other men, a survivor holds up his shirt to display his emaciated condition in the newly liberated Buchenwald concentration camp.

The original caption reads, "This man being helped along by his frends is so weak from the lack of food that he can hardly walk. One of the many hundreds in the same condition at the cap of Weimar Germany." [sic]

According to the Signal Corps caption, the photo was taken on April 14, 1945.

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    Assisted by two other men, a survivor holds up his shirt to display his emaciated condition in the newly liberated Buchenwald concentration camp.

    The original caption reads, "This man being helped along by his frends is so weak from the lack of food that he can hardly walk. One of the many hundreds in the same condition at the cap of Weimar Germany." [sic]

    According to the Signal Corps caption, the photo was taken on April 14, 1945.
    Date
    1945 April 11 - 1945 May 01
    Locale
    Buchenwald, [Thuringia] Germany
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Robert A. Schmuhl

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    Photo Source
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Copyright: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Provenance: Robert A. Schmuhl
    Source Record ID: Collections: 1995.A.1119
    Second Record ID: Collections: RG-10.137

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    2011-12-15 00:00:00
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