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American GIs and former concentration camp inmates look through the effects of SS guards executed after the liberation of Dachau.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 34979

American GIs and former concentration camp inmates look through the effects of SS guards executed after the liberation of Dachau.

This image is one of several from the collection of Dr. Richard Halfast, chief medical officer of general surgery, who served with the 7th General Hospital and 1st Auxilliary Surgical Group. Halfast's unit was among the first to enter the Dachau after liberation by American forces. Many of the photographs in Halfast's series document the execution of SS guards after the liberation of the camp by American forces.

Date
1945 April 29
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Richard D. Halfast
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Record last modified: 2017-08-01 00:00:00
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