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German civilians remove a corpse from the rubble of the Nordhausen concentration camp while other civilians watch and an American soldier walks in the background.

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    German civilians remove a corpse from the rubble of the Nordhausen concentration camp while other civilians watch and an American soldier walks in the background.
    German civilians remove a corpse from the rubble of the Nordhausen concentration camp while other civilians watch and an American soldier walks in the background.

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    Caption
    German civilians remove a corpse from the rubble of the Nordhausen concentration camp while other civilians watch and an American soldier walks in the background.
    Date
    Circa 1945 March 12
    Locale
    Nordhausen, [Thuringia] Germany
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Daniel R. Willey

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    Photo Source
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Copyright: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Provenance: Daniel R. Willey

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    Biography
    Ralph E. Willey (grandfather of donor Dan Willey) served as lieutenant colonel in charge of communications for an army unit that advanced across France and Germany. Willey helped liberate the Nordhausen concentration camp.
    Record last modified:
    2008-10-31 00:00:00
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