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Two emaciated female Jewish survivors of a death march lie in an American military field hospital in Volary, Czechoslovakia.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 24697

Two emaciated female Jewish survivors of a death march lie in an American military field hospital in Volary, Czechoslovakia.

Pictured on the left is seventeen-year-old Nadzi Rypsztajn.

The original caption reads "This girl, only seventeen years old, was forced to march 18 miles a day for 30 days on one bowl of soup a day. The 5th Infantry Division of the U.S. Third Army found 150 in the same condition when they entered Volary, Czechoslovakia."

Photographer
R. J. Schneider
Date
1945 May 08
Locale
Volary, [Bohemia] Czechoslovakia
Variant Locale
Wallern
Czech Republic
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park
 
Record last modified: 2006-07-13 00:00:00
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