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American soldiers of the U.S. 7th Army, force boys believed to be Hitler youth, to examine boxcars containing bodies of prisoners starved to death by the SS.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 16988

American soldiers of the U.S. 7th Army, force boys believed to be Hitler youth, to examine boxcars containing bodies of prisoners starved to death by the SS.


Original caption reads: "Seventh U.S. Army soldiers force these young Germans, believed to be members of the Hitler Youth movement, to view roofless freight cars filled with the bodies of victims of Nazi atrocities who died en route to Dachau. Many German boys have been caught acting as snipers against U.S. troops in Germany."

Date
1945 April 30
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park
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Record last modified: 2013-02-19 00:00:00
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