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A war crimes investigator and Russian former prisoners view a mass grave.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 82391

A war crimes investigator and Russian former prisoners view a mass grave.

The original Signal Corps caption reads, "Lt. Melvin Barkas, war crimes investigator with XV Corps, and 2 Russian prisoners look into the mass grave near Waldlager 11. The grave is believed to be about 50' deep and is reputed to contain 9,000 bodies."

Photographer
Sidney Blau
Date
1945
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bernadette O'Connell
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Record last modified: 2016-04-12 00:00:00
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