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General Dwight Eisenhower and other high ranking U.S. Army officers view the bodies of prisoners who were killed during the evacuation of Ohrdruf, while on a tour of the newly liberated concentration camp.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 04650

General Dwight Eisenhower and other high ranking U.S. Army officers view the bodies of prisoners who were killed during the evacuation of Ohrdruf, while on a tour of the newly liberated concentration camp.

Among those pictured is Ignaz Feldmann (wearing a dark coat and scarf, to the left of General Eisenhower) . He was a survivor of Westerbork, Terezin, Auschwitz, and Ohrdruf camps. He was also a player on the famed Hakoah Vienna soccer teams of the 1920s and 30s.

Photographer
William Newhouse
Date
1945 April 12
Locale
Ohrdruf, [Thuringia] Germany
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park
 
Record last modified: 2019-09-25 00:00:00
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