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The corpses of prisoners killed just prior to the evacuation of Auschwitz-Birkenau tumble out of a shed into the snow when it is opened after the liberation.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 58413

The corpses of prisoners killed just prior to the evacuation of Auschwitz-Birkenau tumble out of a shed into the snow when it is opened after the liberation.

Original caption: "A store of "human fuel", handily by the ovens. The shed was full of bodies piled up to the ceiling. When the doors were opened, some cadavers tumbled out."

Date
January 1945
Variant Locale
Brzezinka
Birkenau
Auschwitz III
Monowitz
Auschwitz II
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Mark Chrzanowski
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Record last modified: 2003-07-21 00:00:00
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