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Survivors of the Gusen concentration camp rest outside the entrance to a barracks that was euphemistically called the "Banhoff."

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    Survivors of the Gusen concentration camp rest outside the entrance to a barracks that was euphemistically called the "Banhoff."
    Survivors of the Gusen concentration camp rest outside the entrance to a barracks that was euphemistically called the "Banhoff."   

It was given this name because it was used as the hospital barracks where inmates were sent naked, without food until they died (railway to heaven).

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    Survivors of the Gusen concentration camp rest outside the entrance to a barracks that was euphemistically called the "Banhoff."

    It was given this name because it was used as the hospital barracks where inmates were sent naked, without food until they died (railway to heaven).
    Date
    Circa May 1945
    Locale
    Gusen, [Upper Austria] Austria
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Lois Mullins

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    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Copyright: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Provenance: Lois Mullins

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    2011-03-07 00:00:00
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