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Prisoners at the newly liberated Dachau concentration camp watch as liberators round up the SS guards.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 81431

Prisoners at the newly liberated Dachau concentration camp watch as liberators round up the SS guards.

Caption on back: "The prisoners were watching us round up the SS guards, and begging for weapons so they could help. The man marked with X shortly afterward caught one of the guards and beat him with his bare hands until he was unconscious, then kicked him in the head until he died."

Date
1945 April 29 - May 1945
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Mildred Reeves
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Record last modified: 2017-05-08 00:00:00
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