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Germans are forced to rebury the corpses of slave laborers who were killed near Essen shortly before the end of the war.

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    Germans are forced to rebury the corpses of slave laborers who were killed near Essen shortly before the end of the war.
    Germans are forced to rebury the corpses of slave laborers who were killed near Essen shortly before the end of the war.

Original caption reads:  "Kraut civies digging up for reburial part of the several thousand slave laborers that were murdered near Essen, Germany, May 45."

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    Germans are forced to rebury the corpses of slave laborers who were killed near Essen shortly before the end of the war.

    Original caption reads: "Kraut civies digging up for reburial part of the several thousand slave laborers that were murdered near Essen, Germany, May 45."
    Date
    May 1945
    Locale
    Essen, [Prussian Rhineland] Germany
    Variant Locale
    [North Rhine-Westphalia]
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Randal K. Morse

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    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Copyright: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Provenance: Randal K. Morse

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    Biography
    Paul Victor Morse, the phtoographer, was stationed at Essen, Germany in 1945 - U.S. Army service #39338052
    Record last modified:
    2014-01-29 00:00:00
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