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Funerary urns stacked against a wooden fence at Buchenwald.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 85473

Funerary urns stacked against a wooden fence at Buchenwald.

The urns were supplied by Topf & Sons company of Erfurt, and used by the Nazis to keep up a pretense of proper handling of the remains of victims.

The inscription on the back of the photograph reads, "Jars for Ashes Buchenwald."

Source: https://www.buchenwald.de/en/1268/

Date
1945
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Ralph McComb, Estate
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Record last modified: 2017-11-21 00:00:00
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