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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
Variant Locale
Wallern
Czech Republic
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park
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Record last modified: 2006-07-13 00:00:00
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