Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research

Login

Register

Help

Skip to main content

Aerial photograph of an American Army prisoner-of-war camp in Brilon, Germany.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 51687

Aerial photograph of an American Army prisoner-of-war camp in Brilon, Germany.

Original caption reads: "The camp, 75 miles northeast of the Rhine River city of Cologne, holds some of the 316,930 Nazi troops captured in the Ruhr pocket by American forces. It was announced April 22 that a total of 2,260,156 prisoners had been taken by the Allies on the Western Front since "D-Day" (June 6, 1944)."

U.S. Signal Corps photo ETO-HQ-45-33419

Date
1945 April 19
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Joseph Eaton
Expand all
 
Record last modified: 2010-11-08 00:00:00
This page: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/pa1173343