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Two soldiers of the 90th Division, U.S. Third Army, remove a crate containing looted historical engravings that were discovered in the Merkers salt mine.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 37467

Two soldiers of the 90th Division, U.S. Third Army, remove a crate containing looted historical engravings that were discovered in the Merkers salt mine.

Above them is a slab with the words "Heil Hitler" written on it.

Photographer
Donald R. Ornitz
Date
1945 April 15
Locale
Merkers, [Thuringia] Germany
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park
 
Record last modified: 2004-12-20 00:00:00
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