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A railroad car containing the bodies of prisoners who died while on an evacuation transport presumably headed for Dachau concentration camp.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 64157

A railroad car containing the bodies of prisoners who died while on an evacuation transport presumably headed for Dachau concentration camp.

The original caption reads "These political prisoners were piled into railroad cars after they had been slaughtered by SS troops, who fired into the cars as they sat on a platform at the station."

Date
1945 May 01
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Ilona Shechter
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Record last modified: 2010-03-24 00:00:00
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