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An American soldier views an array of stones and other valuables confiscated from prisoners in the Buchenwald concentration camp and recovered by U.S. troops after the liberation of the camp.

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    An American soldier views an array of stones and other valuables confiscated from prisoners in the Buchenwald concentration camp and recovered by U.S. troops after the liberation of the camp.
    An American soldier views an array of stones and other valuables confiscated from prisoners in the Buchenwald concentration camp and recovered by U.S. troops after the liberation of the camp.

Original caption reads: "German loot from Buchenwald atrocity victims.  These stones are a few of the thousands of valuables the Germans removed from their victims in the Buchenwald Concentration Camp near Weimar, Germany.  The loot was discovered by the First U.S. Army troops in a cave adjoining the camp."

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    An American soldier views an array of stones and other valuables confiscated from prisoners in the Buchenwald concentration camp and recovered by U.S. troops after the liberation of the camp.

    Original caption reads: "German loot from Buchenwald atrocity victims. These stones are a few of the thousands of valuables the Germans removed from their victims in the Buchenwald Concentration Camp near Weimar, Germany. The loot was discovered by the First U.S. Army troops in a cave adjoining the camp."
    Photographer
    Harold M. Roberts?
    Date
    1945 May 10
    Locale
    Buchenwald, [Thuringia] Germany
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park

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    Photo Source
    National Archives and Records Administration, College Park
    Copyright: Public Domain
    Source Record ID: 111-SC-262440

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    Record last modified:
    2006-02-24 00:00:00
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