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German civilians clear rubble from the Nordhausen camp to make room for corpses that were to be piled there.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 42045

German civilians clear rubble from the Nordhausen camp to make room for corpses that were to be piled there.

Photo caption reads: "German civilians clear rubble from N yard of Lager Nordhausen, a Gestapo concentration camp near Nordhausen, Germany, in order to make room for bodies of several hundred inmates who died of starvation or were shot by Gestapo men. The concentration camp, according to G-2, 104th Infantry Division, 1st U.S. Army, had from 3,000 to 4,000 inmates, including French, Polish, Belgian, a few Russian and several German political prisoners. All the prisoners were maltreated, beaten and starved."

Photographer
James E. Myers
Date
Circa 1945 March 12
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Daniel R. Willey
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Record last modified: 2008-09-17 00:00:00
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