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Corpses lie in one of the open railcars of the Dachau death train.

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    Corpses lie in one of the open railcars of the Dachau death train.
    Corpses lie in one of the open railcars of the Dachau death train.

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    Caption
    Corpses lie in one of the open railcars of the Dachau death train.
    Photographer
    David Edward Lyne Jr.
    Date
    1945 April 29
    Locale
    Dachau, [Bavaria] Germany
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park
    Event History
    The Dachau death train consisted of nearly forty railcars containing the bodies of between 2,000 and 3,000 prisoners who were evacuated from Buchenwald on April 7, 1945. The train arrived in Dachau on the afternoon of April 28.

    [Source: "Allemagne, avril-mai 1945: Photographies d'Eric Schwab." Centre historique des Archives nationales, Paris 2003, p. 52.]

    https://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005162.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Photo Source
    National Archives and Records Administration, College Park
    Copyright: Public Domain
    Source Record ID: 338-Cases Tried--box 289--file 000-50-2
    County of Allegheny, Division of Photography
    Copyright: Public Domain
    Source Record ID: 198780
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Copyright: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Provenance: Unknown Provenance

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