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The execution of twenty prisoners from Buchenwald, most of them Jews, in the forest near the camp.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 50868

The execution of twenty prisoners from Buchenwald, most of them Jews, in the forest near the camp.

The prisoners were hanged in retaliation for the murder of a German guard or policeman, and the entire camp was forced to view the hanging corpses.

Date
1942 - 1943
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of David Mendels
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Record last modified: 2015-06-17 00:00:00
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