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A prisoner unloads mess tins in the Rivesaltes transit camp.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 54717

A prisoner unloads mess tins in the Rivesaltes transit camp.

Original caption reads: "The distribution of mess kits for the cachectic. (O.S.E.)." (The caption refers to an illness, cachexia, which is associated with malnourishment, weight and muscle loss in someone who is not actively trying to lose weight.)

Date
Circa 1942
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Micheline Weinstein
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Record last modified: 2011-07-11 00:00:00
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