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The bodies of prisoners who perished during the evacuation of Auschwitz-Birkenau lie covered in snow on the main street of the camp immediately after the liberation.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 58411

The bodies of prisoners who perished during the evacuation of Auschwitz-Birkenau lie covered in snow on the main street of the camp immediately after the liberation.

Original caption: "The trail of evacuation, marked by bodies every few steps. Those who fell were killed on the spot."

Date
January 1945
Locale
Auschwitz, [Upper Silesia] Poland
Variant Locale
Brzezinka
Birkenau
Auschwitz III
Monowitz
Auschwitz II
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Mark Chrzanowski
 
Record last modified: 2006-05-22 00:00:00
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