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A captured German guard sits on top of a jeep, while an American soldier Julius Bernstein stands on his right.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 04727

A captured German guard sits on top of a jeep, while an American soldier Julius Bernstein stands on his right.

The original caption reads, "German guard I captured hiding in a latrine. A few minutes after this photo was taken, I was marching the prisoner to an MP truck to be taken away to a POW Interrogation point when one of the 12 survivors sneak-up behind me and the prisoner and sinks a piece of 2x4 in to his head. He was dead before he hit the ground".

Photographer
Julius E. Bernstein
Date
May 1945
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Julius E. Bernstein
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Record last modified: 2011-04-20 00:00:00
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