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American soldiers give a gun salute during the funeral of the victims of the Gardelegen massacre.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 75527

American soldiers give a gun salute during the funeral of the victims of the Gardelegen massacre.

The original caption reads: "Ninth US Army troops salute political prisoners who were killed by the Germans in a barn at Gardelegen, Germany. The bodies of 1016 victims were reburied in individual graves dug by nearby townsmen."

Photographer
Josef E. Von Stroheim
Date
1945 April 25
Locale
Gardelegen, [Prussian Saxony; Saxony-Anhalt] Germany
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of David Dembowitz
 
Record last modified: 2014-11-13 00:00:00
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