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An American soldier kneels beside the charred bodies of prisoners who were burned alive inside a barn near Gardelegen. In the background, German civilians exhume corpses that were buried in a mass grave by the SS before fleeing the site.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 17074

An American soldier kneels beside the charred bodies of prisoners who were burned alive inside a barn near Gardelegen. In the background, German civilians exhume corpses that were buried in a mass grave by the SS before fleeing the site.

Date
1945 April 18
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of John Irving Malachowski
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Record last modified: 1997-09-30 00:00:00
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