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Pastor Martin Niemoeller speaks to reporters after his release from concentration camp.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 51163

Pastor Martin Niemoeller speaks to reporters after his release from concentration camp.

Original Caption: "This and wan after long months of solitary confinement, Lutheran Pastor Niemoller, who defied Hitler at his parish in Dahlem, Berlin, tells his story to allied war correspondents after Allied troops had released him from the prison camp at Alb in the Alpine mountain Dolomite Valley. He was one of 133 bold men and women of Europe who were imprisoned at this camp for defying Hitler. Secret orders for the execution of the most famous personalitites among them had been issued days ago by the Gestapo. They were saved by the arrival of the Fifth Army troops."

Date
1945
Variant Locale
Berlin-Buckow
Berlin-Mariendorf
Berlin-Ochstumsand
Berlin-Ploetzensee
Berlin-Reinickendorf
Berlin-Tempelhof
Berlin-Wannsee
Berlin-Schlachtensee
Berlin-Duppel
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Joseph Eaton
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Record last modified: 2011-02-28 00:00:00
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