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View of an inscription printed in large block letters on the wall of a barrack in the Buchenwald concentration camp.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 75028

View of an inscription printed in large block letters on the wall of a barrack in the Buchenwald concentration camp.

The inscription on the building reads, "1 May, 1933 Fascist terror reigns over Germany. 1 May, 1945 Sunrise brings the dawn of freedom."

The original photo caption reads, "Shows where people have been there since 1933. Buchenwald was in full swing about 1935. Thousands died daily from typhus, dysentery, and T.B. Most of them died in the crematory or the lime pit."

Date
April 1945 - May 1945
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Marilyn Sutherland
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Record last modified: 2006-06-20 00:00:00
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