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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.
    Date
    1945 April 29 - May 1945
    Locale
    Dachau, [Bavaria] Germany
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of M. Hershenson
    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.

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    Photo Source
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Copyright: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Provenance: M. Hershenson

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    Record last modified:
    2003-05-30 00:00:00
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