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German slogan painted on a wall in or near the newly liberated Dachau concentration camp that reads, "People, rise up."

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    German slogan painted on a wall in or near the newly liberated Dachau concentration camp that reads, "People, rise up."
    German slogan painted on a wall in or near the newly liberated Dachau concentration camp that reads, "People, rise up."

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    Caption
    German slogan painted on a wall in or near the newly liberated Dachau concentration camp that reads, "People, rise up."
    Photographer
    Colonel Alexander Zabin
    Date
    May 1945
    Locale
    Dachau, [Bavaria] Germany
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Colonel Alexander Zabin
    Event History
    The Dachau death train consisted of nearly forty railcars containing the bodies of between 2,000 and 3,000 prisoners who were evacuated from Buchenwald on April 7, 1945. The train arrived in Dachau on the afternoon of April 28.

    [Source: "Allemagne, avril-mai 1945: Photographies d'Eric Schwab." Centre historique des Archives nationales, Paris 2003, p. 52.]

    https://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005162.

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    Photo Source
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Copyright: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Provenance: Colonel Alexander Zabin
    Source Record ID: Collections: 2002.189

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    Biography
    Alexander Zabin was an American soldier from Malverne, Long Island, New York, serving with the 4th Auxiliary Surgical Group in the US Third Army when he visited Dachau in mid-May 1945. He had landed in Normandy on the day after D-day and moved with the Third Army through France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, and Czechoslovakia.
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