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German civilians from Lindlar attend funeral services for the 10 Russians exhumed from a mass grave near the town.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 88874

German civilians from Lindlar attend funeral services for the 10 Russians exhumed from a mass grave near the town.

The victims were shot on April 4, 1945, by members of the Volkssturm (civilian militia) in retaliation for the killing of the local group leader (SS, SA?) in Overath.

Photographer
Jack Herrington
Date
1945 June 14
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park
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Record last modified: 2003-10-24 00:00:00
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