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Five Jewish survivors pose for a U.S. Signal Corps photographer in front of Block 2 in the Hannover-Ahlem concentration camp, a sub-camp of Neuengamme.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 00036

Five Jewish survivors pose for a U.S. Signal Corps photographer in front of Block 2 in the Hannover-Ahlem concentration camp, a sub-camp of Neuengamme.

The man second from left is Sam Gottesman, now a resident of Pittsburgh, PA in the United States.

The original caption reads "Liberated, a concentration camp near Hanover, Germany, these five Jews smile happily despite their starved and ill condition."

The original Signal Corps caption reads,
"PNA EA61998

U.S. TROOPS LIBERATE PRISONERS OF NAZIS
Five sick and undernourished Jews are shown before one of the barracks of the Nazi Hanover-Harlen concentration camp near Hanover, Germany, following capture of the city by Ninth U.S. Army troops April 10, 1945. Hanover is 155 miles west of Berlin. U.S. Signal Corps Photo ETO-HQ-45-31748.
SERVICED BY LONDON OWI TO LIST B-1
CERTIFIED AS PASSED BY SHAEF CENSOR

Photographer
Herbert Budowle
Date
1945 April 11
Variant Locale
Hannover-Ahlem
Ahlem
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park
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Record last modified: 2012-11-08 00:00:00
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