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While on an inspection tour of the newly liberated Ohrdruf concentration camp, General Dwight Eisenhower and a party of high ranking U.S. Army officers, including Generals Omar Bradley, George Patton, and Manton Eddy, view the charred remains of prisoners that were burned upon a section of railroad track during the evacuation of the camp.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 21700

While on an inspection tour of the newly liberated Ohrdruf concentration camp, General Dwight Eisenhower and a party of high ranking U.S. Army officers, including Generals Omar Bradley, George Patton, and Manton Eddy, view the charred remains of prisoners that were burned upon a section of railroad track during the evacuation of the camp.

Also pictured is Jules Grad (third from the left taking notes), correspondent for the "Stars and Stripes" U.S. Army newspaper and 1LT Alois Liethen, acting as interpreter; .

Photographer
Col. Meches
Date
1945 April 12
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park
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Record last modified: 2009-11-24 00:00:00
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