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A liberated Russian prisoner peels potatoes in a former Nazi prisoner room.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 55304

A liberated Russian prisoner peels potatoes in a former Nazi prisoner room.

Russians Liberated from Nazi Camp
A liberated Russian prisoner of the Nazi peels potatoes in the filthy room where he spent almost a year until he was liberated by Allied troops who captured Munster April 3, 1945. His companion sleeps beside him in the unsanitary room of Stalag 6-F where approximately 10,000 German prisoners of various nationalities were kept by the Germans.
U.S. Signal Corps Photo

Date
After 1945 April 03
Locale
Muenster, [Prussian Westphalia; North Rhine-Westphalia] Germany
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Joseph Eaton
 
Record last modified: 2012-02-28 00:00:00
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