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Table estimating the cost and value of SS concentration camp inmates. The table includes the following categories:

Photograph | Photograph Number: 46948

Table estimating the cost and value of SS concentration camp inmates. The table includes the following categories:
(1) approximate worth of each inmate: 6 RM;
(2) cost of food: .60 RM;
(3) approximate life expectancy (9 months or 270 days):
5.30 RM/ 1,431 RM;
(4) cost of clothing: .10 RM;
(5) value of the prisoners' corpses:
(a) gold and teeth;
(b) clothing;
(c) valuables;
(d) money
(6) Cost of cremation: 2 RM
(7) Recurring value: 200 RM
(8) Total value after 9 months: 1,631 RM
The table concludes with the note: "This estimate does not include value from the sale of bones and dust."

Date
1941 - 1944
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Muzej Revolucije Narodnosti Jugoslavije
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Record last modified: 2002-09-24 00:00:00
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