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Pile of deceased prisoners in the Dachau concentration camp, found near the crematorium.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 49660

Pile of deceased prisoners in the Dachau concentration camp, found near the crematorium.

Original caption reads: "Dachau Atrocity Camp: Stacked like cordwood, naked bodies of inmates of the infamous Dachau concentration camp were awaiting cremation when the 7th U.S. Army troops liberated the camp. A pool of blood gathers on the floor."


Original caption from donated photograph reads: "Stacked like corwood, these bodies were awaiting cremation when Seventh Army troops liberated the camp. A pool of blood gathers on the floor."

Photographer
Sidney Blau
Date
1945 April 30
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Stuart McKeever
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Record last modified: 2013-02-19 00:00:00
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